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Re: debbugs tracker builds character

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: debbugs tracker builds character
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:52:33 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 23 Jul 2016 15:54:01 -0400 Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote: 

>> Gitlab is software to manage collaboration against a Git repository.
>> It's similar to the functionality offered by Github and BitBucket, but
>> is free (as pointed out earlier in the thread) and can be self-hosted
>> (community edition).

RS> Since it is free software, we can use it when it is useful.

RS> On occasions when we can use a GNU package or a non-GNU package, we
RS> should choose the GNU package, out of loyalty.  On occasions when we
RS> can use a GPL'd package (version N or later) or a free package with
RS> some other license we should choose former package, out of loyalty.
RS> But that's only about choosing _between_ free programs.

Thanks for the explanation, Richard.

Maintainers: can we run a Gitlab installation on FSF/GNU hardware? If
not, I'll bring an instance up in AWS. It should have a recent copy of
the Emacs Git repo, but doesn't need to be kept up to date, since we'll
just run it as a demo of the pull request workflow. It will be


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