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News site for Free Software people?

[Please don't follow up in debian-devel; I'm not subscribed to
this one and also it's not the right place for this discussion.
I'm only bringing it up there because more people read it, but
people there who want to follow the thread may subscribe to
debian-publicity which is the correct place]

I'm growing more dissatisfied with Slashdot everyday.
Interesting news articles are getting sparser, comments rarely
don't turn into flamewars (and the number of comments that
directly oppose the concept of Free Software itself is
disturbingly big and increasing), and even the polls are getting
more and more dull. Now Rob is a very fine person but I don't
think Slashdot is serving my purposes anymore, and I've seen a
lot of comments from people who feel the same.

Anyone reading this is interested in somehow helping with
setting up a brand-new online news service, explicitly commited
with Free Software? I'd specially love this place to have any
kind of support from Debian and GNU, even if it's only a link
somewhere in their homepages.

In case this project really happens, it's open to discussion
whether it should use Slash or something entirely different;
personally, I don't see too much of a reason to store online
news and discussion in a SQL database, and even if there are
such reasons this project should of course use a free server
(not mysql).

      I am Lalo of deB-org. You will be freed.
                 Resistance is futile.

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