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[Savannah-hackers] Re: the issue that will not die

From: Mathieu Roy
Subject: [Savannah-hackers] Re: the issue that will not die
Date: 11 Sep 2002 11:40:10 +0200
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"Bradley M. Kuhn" <address@hidden> said:

> I know that the savannah-hackers are working hard to implement the full
> split between and
> I hope this will be done soon.  However, in the meantime, I have
> another issue I would like to raise.
> Twice, in the past few months, I have had to deal with PR problems
> arising from the fact that people tend to think a document posted on
> "" is officially a statement from FSF.  I am
> worried that as this URL becomes more prominent, we will see even
> more of these sorts of problems.
> I would like to (at least briefly) reopen the discussion about using
> another domain instead.  We noticed here at the office that the domains
> "" and "" are not yet taken.  I
> think this would be a good name for the savannah services we give to the
> community.
> We could, of course, let still do a URL-rewrite to
> ""; the URLs need not break.  The important
> thing for me is for the URL bar to show something that won't lead people
> to believe it is an official position of the FSF.

The initials would be We shouldnt do that.
Is possible?
Or maybe (probably taken).

It would be good to maintain a coherence and avoiding two real
differents service names for one same service.

It's misleading to have non-gnu project with gnu (or fsf, anyway)
within their urls and email address. But savannah is ok, I think.

> Again, I am sorry to reopen this previously-decided issue, but I
> don't want to spend more time dealing with with PR annoyance of
> getting asked if items posted on are official
> FSF statements.

No problem. This discussion need to be reopened anyway.


Mathieu Roy
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