[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Removing constipation - Back to Basics >Re: where do NEW packages go?

On Sun, May 19, 2002 at 09:25:59PM -0400, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 03:07:53AM +0200, Jeroen Dekkers <jeroen@dekkers.cx> was heard to say:
> > I think it's too philosophical for Debian; most of them are part of
> > the open source movement and want to avoid talking about freedom,
> > philosophy and ideology. It's for this reasons, and other reasons,
> > that I'm going out of Debian and help GNU.
>   Ah!  I knew there was a reason we had the Debian Open Source Guidelines
> (DOSG), that we're the only Linux distribution that doesn't acknowledge
> GNU in its title, that we stuffed KDE into our distribution ASAP, GPL
> violations or no GPL violations...it all makes sense now!

Just calling something like that in an official place doesn't make
your more philosophical or not. I've seen more than once that people
talk about Debian/Linux and Debian/Hurd while they weren't talking
about linux-image-*_i386.deb and hurd_*_i386.deb.

Just calling something free software doesn't mean you understand it.

Jeroen Dekkers
Jabber ID: jdekkers@jabber.org  IRC ID: jeroen@openprojects
GNU supporter - http://www.gnu.org

Attachment: pgp1eXVvcWEZu.pgp
Description: PGP signature

Reply to: