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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: give us a hand with arch

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: give us a hand with arch
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 01:06:07 +0900
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>>>>> "Tom" == Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:

    >> The reason this is obviously not data, is that an user
    >> downloading linux-2.4.22.tar.gz pure data package, will have
    >> absolutely zero benefits from the tagline embedded in the
    >> source, the tagline for this use will be pure _pollution_.

    Tom> You can repeat that as many times as you like, of course.

In combination with the move to uidgen tags, the example is
compelling.  Embedded tags are metadata.  You're in deep denial.

That doesn't mean tagline is useless.  People who like it should use
it.  But it has its problems, too.

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