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Re: State of the GNUnion 2020

From: DJ Delorie
Subject: Re: State of the GNUnion 2020
Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:00:51 -0500 (Alfred M. Szmidt) writes:
> You make the incorrect assumption that the health of the GNU project
> should be measured in how many new projects are adopted or released --
> instead of what our goal is to provide a free operating system.

Are we DONE producing that operating system?  No?  If not, why not?
Aren't all those developers who finished their packages working on
other, new packages?  Why aren't the package counts continuing to
increase, if the developers are otherwise unoccupied?

I think, package activity *is* a valid metric if the goal is "all
packages in the OS are free."

If a set of developers finish a package, and don't start on a new one, I
think that says something interesting about the health of GNU and its

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