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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] New Group

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] New Group
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:27:59 -0400
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Daniel Pocock <> writes:

> On 26/04/16 21:59, wrote:
>> Interesting.
>> Of course it would make sense to merge our resources instead of
>> building two groups, however, i don't understand, why they were splitting
>> from the fsf by founding a eurpean version.
>> Thanks for the info.
> I don't understand either, I've never asked actually, but FSFE members
> have similar interests and do a lot to pursue them.  There are many
> examples of people forking projects in the free software world (that is
> one of the fundamental freedoms we want, isn't it?), so is it really
> unusual that anybody would fork or compete with FSF too?

Um, FSFE is not a fork of FSF. They were started in cooperation with us,
to focus more on free software work in Europe consistent with FSF
strategy and principles.


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