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Re: feature/package-vc has been merged

From: Björn Bidar
Subject: Re: feature/package-vc has been merged
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 20:18:14 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> writes:

>> Beide Quellen enhalten die nicht freie Software verwenden (Melpa:
>> Lastpass, Elpa Excange support).
> FWIW, the reasoning behind accepting a package which requires an
> Exchange server, is that the Exchange server runs on another machine
> over which you have no control anyway, so whether it runs Free software
> or proprietary software does not make any difference to you.

Ah that explain is so any package that interacts with non-free cloud
system is fine e.g. twitter-mode, spotify etc.

> In other words, the concern w.r.t Free Software is whether the software
> *you* run is Free.

That's the case for both Elpa and Melpa that was the original reason why
I didn't good the distinction initially.



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