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Re: Git mirrors

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: Git mirrors
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 14:40:27 +0900

Barry Warsaw writes:

 > Both Launchpad and Bazaar are free software.  Both provide
 > significant support for free software, the former by hosting many
 > free software projects, and the latter by being the native dVCS for
 > many free software projects.  Developers of both systems actively
 > care about the needs of free software developers, and like most
 > conscientious, honorable, dedicated, devoted, hard-working, and
 > overworked free software developers, would do what they can within
 > the resources they have to improve the support for other free
 > software.

s/free/open source/ and you will have a semantically identical passage
that could have been written by Eric S. Raymond.  But all that is
secondary for the Free Software movement, which is why there is an
open source movement separate from the free software movement.

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