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Re: lsh [was: Re: K2 images]

On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Ciaran O'Riordan wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 11:33:44AM +0100, pancake wrote:
> > I think that LSH is more correct on hurd because the license (GPLvsBSD)
> Once the package conforms to the Free Software Definition, we
> shouldn't worry about which license a project uses.
> The GNU position, generally, is that the GPL is the best way to
> protect software freedom.  It could be argued that preferring GPL
> software to BSD software is a good thing since it may encourage
> the use of the GPL.
> It could also be argued that preferring an inferior package based
> on license weakens the system.
> It could also also be argued that not using *their* Free Software
> because they don't use our #1 favourite license divides the
> community unnecessarily.  The community is under enough attacks
> from outside, lets not help our enemy too much.
> Finally, this is Debian, both packages can be in the Distro, so
> really, this discussion is redundant.

Lsh is on the first CD.  Ssh is far higher on popularity contest.


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