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Re: No native packages?

]] Ian Jackson 

> I haven't looked up to see what these packages are, but I worry that
> what you are doing here is undermining the freedom of our downstreams.

They're free to do whatever they want.

> The ability of our users and downstreams to choose to modify the
> software we distribute is the core of their software freedom.  As a
> project we should be making it easier, not harder, to produce modified
> derivatives.

I'm part of an effort to make an OS, and while I'm happy the bits I
create are useful in creating other OS-es, that's not the primary goal
and not what I'm optimising for, so I disagree with what you're saying

(Everything else being equal, I'll choose a solution that makes my
downstream's lives easier, of course.)

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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