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Re: [gNewSense-users] ytplay updated - playing Youtube videos on gNewSen

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] ytplay updated - playing Youtube videos on gNewSense.
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 08:05:49 +1030

On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 11:51 -0500, Kevin Dean wrote:
> > Is there anywhere written what the future plans are and how the
> > upgrade will work?
> There is signifigant change in the software base so the odds of safely
> doing an upgrade are pretty small. I'm pretty sure the plan is to
> release 2.0 which will need to be installed "Fresh".

One benefit of the Ubuntu LTS releases is that Ubuntu promices there'll
be an upgrade path. We will have to check some things seperately i
expect (since we remove some stuff), but i dont see why it wont work (in

> > Can the work of the freedom verification be re-used?
> We certainly hope so! A TON of work has gone into that and in most
> cases, very little will have to be re-confirmed. For the most part, we
> know where the issues are. We can safely say that we don't need to
> re-check the GNU stuff but we'll need to do some Wiki updating to show
> the change from GPL v3 to GPL v3. The packages that will need scrutiny

i assume you mean GNU GPL v2 -> GNU GPL v3

> are the new ones and the ones we've already identified as being
> problematic.
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Karl Goetz,
Debian user / Ubuntu contributor / gNewSense contributor

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