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Re: Contributing LLVM.org patches to gud.el

From: Helmut Eller
Subject: Re: Contributing LLVM.org patches to gud.el
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2015 12:42:18 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, Feb 07 2015, David Kastrup wrote:

> If you want to argue evolutionary biology, it makes no sense to muddle
> together all niches.  Humans don't need to compete with polar bears and
> penguins.

GCC and LLVM are obviously competitors.

> The GPL and the GNU project is the stronghold of software freedom.  But
> we are not going to do software freedom a favor by raiding and burning
> down ourselves every fair happening outside of the protection of our
> castle walls.  Our concern has to be to keep the state inside of the
> castle walls both secure and welcoming.

Inviting trojan horses into the GNU castle is probably not going to help
GCC.  Well, maybe in some indirect way because then GCC has to improve
to stay competitive.


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