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RE: RFS: dylandotnet

As my audience I would like people wanting to work in .NET/CLI and wanting a new language to programwith that is not under the power of large companies(i.e. C#). I plan to make program templates for using component such as gtk and other commonly used linux libraries. As self-hosting is achieved dylan.NET shall be only developed under Linux.


> From: bremner@debian.org
> To: borgdylan@hotmail.com; debian-mentors@lists.debian.org
> Subject: RE: RFS: dylandotnet
> Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 15:35:33 -0300
> On Sat, 14 May 2011 16:34:14 +0200, Dylan Borg <borgdylan@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I have updated the package(the debian dir only). The packagge is opens
> > ource. Open source software can run on Windows!...remove the
> > misconception that Windows software always must cost money.
> Hi Dylan;
> "non-free" is used in Debian in a technical sense to refer to software
> that does not mee the Debian Free Software Guidelines. In order to be
> included in Debian main, not only must your software be DFSG free, but
> it must be buildable using only DFSG free tools. Since your software
> only builds on Windows so far, it can't be built only with DFSG free
> tools. This is why I referred you to specific sections of Debian policy.
> In my opinion, you should also address the question of what-kind/how
> large of an audience your package would have. You have to remember that
> you are in the position of selling your package to a potential sponsor,
> and there are many packages and people clamouring for attention.
> David

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