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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [ #1132171] [distro review] Freenix: In sea

From: Ivan Zaigralin
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [ #1132171] [distro review] Freenix: In search of FSF certification
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:48:24 -0700
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On Thursday, August 22, 2019 17:41:10 Donald R Robertson III via RT wrote:
> Great, I'm glad that wasn't too burdensome in the end. I took another pass
> and things are mostly looking good but just a few quick fixes.
> * On <;> and

This is just random people saying things in our forum. If you look at my post 
(as connie), we are currently not endorsing any distros, but looking into 
possibly doing so in the future.

> <> there seems to be
> recommendations of distros that are not on the FSF endorsed list. Some of
> them, like ConnochaetOS and Uruk are interested in gaining endorsement and
> hopefully will gain it. But until then we shouldn't be recommending distros
> to people that haven't passed the criteria yet, and could potentially
> contain nonfree software or other issues.

ConnOS is EOL as far as I know, so we will remove this link from wiki anyhow.

> * It wasn't immediately apparent where users should direct reports of
> freedom issues. It would be good to put that information on the
> participation page
> <>.

This will be easy to fix. I will shout out again when we push these changes :)

> I know I said previously that we shouldn't need the mailing list to review
> things again, but that wasn't quite accurate. The final step in the process
> is that we give the mailing list one last "Speak now or forever hold your
> peace" chance right before we announce endorsement. This isn't really meant
> as a review, it's more of a heads up so they know that endorsement is about
> to be announced.
> So once we get the above two items squared away, I'll ask RMS for approval,
> then we'll get the ball rolling on working on the announcement.
> Thank you so much for your patience and care throughout this process, and
> let me know if you have any questions.
> --
> Sincerely,
> Donald R. Robertson, III, J.D.
> Licensing & Compliance Manager
> Free Software Foundation
> 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor
> Boston, MA 02110, USA
> Phone +1-617-542-5942
> Fax +1-617-542-2652 ex. 56
> ---

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