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Re: [gNewSense-users] Glossy GNU ?

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Glossy GNU ?
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 19:17:46 -0400
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Kevin Dean wrote:
> This is not an official responce, but I asked Paul about this as soon
> as I read the announcement on Ubuntu-devel.
> As of now, there is no news. The gNS developers have been invited to
> UDS to see what can and can't be done together; beyond that there's
> not news because nothing is happening.
> However, if Ubuntu should do this, gNewSense will continue to exists
> as it's own project; Canonical run Ubuntu as a commercial distro that
> includes non-Free content; gNewSense is, and will continue to be,
> about Freedom. The goals are not the same, and one projects can't
> incorporate the other

I don't think /Ubuntu/ can incorporate gnewsense, but Canonical
certainly *could* offer a free as in freedom distro without unfree
dependencies.  I hope they follow through with this announcement and do
just that.  If they don't, I will continue using gnewsense.

Matthew Flaschen

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