Savannah rejects a project because it uses GPL
tgb at fsfe.org
Mon Feb 13 17:01:24 UTC 2006
On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 04:44:45PM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> > Does or does not ftp.debian.org carry non-free software? Does or does
> > not ftp.gnu.org carry non-free software?
> > Clearly, the answer is `Yes. No'. You are jumping into the realm of
> > itsy bitsy semantics.
> Nonsense. You're playing silly DNS configuration games.
> ftp.debian.org (aka debian-mirror.cs.umn.edu) and ftp.gnu.org are
> not equivalent. If you compared that debian mirror with the main
> GNU mirror (ibiblio), you'd see that both carry non-free software.
Would it not be fairer to compare ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/ with
ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/gnu/ ? I see there's
ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/non-free/ under the debian
directory. I don't see such a directory under gnu.
Are those two comparisons fair?
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