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Re: heads up

On 16 Mar 2005, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:

> Philip Charles <philipc@copyleft.co.nz> writes:
> > There is a major difference between the GNU/Hurd and all the Linux and
> > BSD ports.  We are creating a new os.
> Right, but it wouldn't be unfair for Debian to say that the purpose of
> Debian is something else.  So we can use the Debian infrastructure,
> but it's not unreasonable for Debian to have a different interest
> here.
> Even if we don't meet the SCC requirements, that doesn't mean we are
> dropped from Debian, it just means we have to set up our own archive.
> That might not be a bad thing anyway, but it would be more work and a
> change.

Generally agree, but I think that the decision about GNU/Hurd should be
made on the basis of it being a new os under development, and not the
criteria set up for mature os's and their ports.


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