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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Hosting requirements in avrdude

From: Mario Castelán Castro
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Hosting requirements in avrdude
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 14:08:30 -0500

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April 17th 2010 for Sylvain Beucler <address@hidden> copy in
address@hidden thread "Hosting requirements in

>If the reference to "Linux" is somewhere hosted by us, then the
>hosting requirement apply.

Yeah. those references are in and in
the documentation inside the tarball.

Also note the main page refers to the propietary AVRstudio but I'm not
sure if this violate the requirements.  It says:

  Due to the growing interest in porting the software to other
  operating systems, Brian decided to make the project publically
  accessible on The name change to AVRDUDE has
  been chosen to resolve the ambiguity with the avrprog utility as
  distributed by Atmel together with their AVRstudio software.

What do you think?.

>In which case, they need to distinguish whether they are talking
>about the "Linux kernel" or the "GNU/Linux system" (which, as we're
>talking about embedded development, may not be easy to choose).

Is not so hard really.  They are talking about the supported OS for
the host machine used to transfer the compiled code to the
microcontroller: GNU/Linux, NetBSD, W, or so... but they call it just

>>"we always ask the mantainer to fix the issue before proceed to apply
>>stronger actions"

>but we don't ask much, they need to comply.

I mean, we ask to fix the issue before delete the submission in the
case of project not approved yet.  I don't know what is the procedure
in the case of alredy approved projects.  Could you please provide me
more information in this point?.

>The same applies for "open source".


Eric sugessted to open a bug in the tracker because items get lost in
the mailing list.  It is here:

>Spell-checking would be nice too ;)

I didn't had the time to configure ispell mode yet.  Maybe the next


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