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Re: Lift "runs on GNU/Linux" requirement

From: David Hedlund
Subject: Re: Lift "runs on GNU/Linux" requirement
Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 09:00:35 +0200
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On 2021-08-21 05:23, Richard Stallman wrote:
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>   > What about programs that run on Replicant ?
> It is good to have a catalog of free programs that run on Replicant,
> but it's not our job.  What we are doing for GNU/Linux is such a big
> job that we can't keep up.  Let's not spread our effort by taking on
> Replicant as well.

Ian Kelling, 2016: "A catalog of free software that anyone can edit." -

David Hedlund and Richard Stallman, 2018: "A catalog of free software
for GNU-like operating systems" -

Lorenzo, 2020: "A collaborative catalog of free software." -

I copied to and
modified it:
* I restored the slogan "A catalog of free software for GNU-like
operating systems"
* and added replaced the text "Free software is a matter of liberty, not
price. Think of “free” as in “free speech”, not as in “free beer”. Free
software is a matter of the users' freedom to run, copy, distribute,
study, change and improve the software." at the top in the yellow box
  with the about text: "We catalog useful free software that runs under
free GNU-like systems, not limited to the GNU operating system and its
free GNU/Linux distributions. If they don't currently run on GNU, at
least it probably isn't hard to adapt them to run on GNU. Many of those
programs also runs on proprietary operating systems which can be used to
replace nonfree software."

I think this should prevent repeating confusion.

Please cast your vote if you want us to copy the content from to

> I suggest that the Replican developers set up a directory for programs
> that run on Replicant.
I recommended them to evaluate the programs listed in to create a

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