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Re: Git mirrors

From: Vijay Lakshminarayanan
Subject: Re: Git mirrors
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 08:51:42 +0530
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Burton Samograd <address@hidden> writes:

> Giuseppe Scrivano <address@hidden> writes:
>> Vijay Lakshminarayanan <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Git, Linux etc., fall under the principle of "Open Source" which is a
>>> pragmatic rather than political movement.  This movement states that
>>> software must be Open Sourced because that's the best way to develop
>>> software in general and that free software is of higher (technical)
>>> quality than proprietary software.
>> so what?  Does it make Git less Free?
> Git is licensed under GPL V2, so I can't see how git is any less free
> than bzr.  What does it take to make a project an 'offical GNU project'?
> Why could git not be an 'offical GNU project'?

And bzr is licensed under GPLv3 which is a freer license than v2.

> --
> Burton Samograd


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