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Re: Bug#323855: ITP: opencvs -- OpenBSD CVS implementation withspecial emphasis in security

Thomas Bushnell BSG dijo [Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 02:20:45PM -0700]:
> > For several reasons, one being that the BSD folks use CVS extensively, it's
> > part of how the ports system (and upgrades) work. 
> How does their extensive use of it explain why they would reimplement
> it?

The OBSD crowd have reimplemented many important subsystems because
they do not consider GPL-like licenses to be free enough. Yes, also
because of technical reasons, but in this case it seems to be about
(their version of) freedom.


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