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Re: Report from the Bug Squashing Party in Salzburg

On 06/21/2012 04:53 AM, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 6:50 AM, Philip Ashmore wrote:
>> The thought of setting up personal (or even Debian-wide) Google+ servers
>> never occurred to me.
> I think you might have missed the point. Google+ is a proprietary SaaS
> used for selling your eyeballs to advertisers. It is unlikely that
> Google will ever let it be installed on other servers, let alone
> release the source code under a free license. Debian should avoid
> using such SaaS offerings and promote the free alternatives that exist
> and the movements that support them, some links:
> http://autonomo.us/
> http://wiki.debian.org/FreedomBox
> http://mako.cc/writing/hill-free_tools.html

Seriously, thats all fine stuff, but if having a hangout with 10+ people
on google+ helps Debian to get the bugs squashed, I can't see a reason
why we should not use it. It is much more pain free to use than any
other solution we have in Debian.

 Bernd Zeimetz                            Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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