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Re: Bison 3.0.5

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: Bison 3.0.5
Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 18:38:59 +0200

> Le 22 mai 2018 à 11:06, Ricky Zhang <address@hidden> a écrit :
> There are tons of people hosting Bison in Github. Nobody knows who is the 
> real maintainer and which branch is the upstream master one. Last time, I 
> spent hours to figure out the legitimate Flex source repo.
> In addition, it is very difficult to verify the candy you handle out is legit 
> without tampering. I’m not implying you did. But I just don’t trust anyone 
> for security concern.
> But if you are willing to maintain bison. It is a great thing that we start 
> to move Bison to Github in the name of FSF. 
> People comes and goes. Only FSF stays. :-)

Exactly.  And Github is not free software, so you’ll understand
easily why what you propose won’t happen.

The master of Bison is hosted on, and it’s been
there virtually for ever.

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