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Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 17:20:15 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
> Cc: ams@gnu.org, dgutov@yandex.ru, eliz@gnu.org, bugs@gnu.support,
>       ulm@gentoo.org, emacs-tangents@gnu.org
> Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 01:10:34 -0500
>   > I think the problem at hand here is how we, or some people, define
>   > actively promoting something. Is a mere reference to existence a
>   > promotion of something?
> In some cases it is.  Spreading the word about an obscure program
> is promoting it, since that information would lead some people to
> use them.

I think nowadays the information is so pervasive and so easily found
that refraining from mentioning some program or site has no real
advantages.  It does have disadvantages: for example, we let our
enemies mock us.

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