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Re: [Savannah-users]

From: Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users]
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:49:29 -0400

The troll is strong in this one...

On 27 March 2012 01:05, Kaz Kylheku <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Mar 2012 15:18:00 -0700, Bengt Richter <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> What is nongnu ??
>> Funny that your contact address for this email in the mailto: link
>> on is,
>> not or some subdomain thereof.
>> What's the significance of the nongnu distinction??
> There is software which is free (needless to say, given the
> context, in a "GNU compatible" way) but which is not part of
> the GNU project.
> Most programs start as part of the GNU project. The GNU
> project is absolutely desperate for anyone who can
> write anything that compiles, and so the bar is incredibly
> low. (Think: crud like GDB, bash, etc.)
> But as soon as these programs reach a low bug count,
> achieve user-friendly interfaces for interactive and
> programming use, and demonstrate pristinely clean,
> perspicuously transparent code base, GNU programs get
> promoted to the Non-GNU side.
> (Or wait, might I have that somewhat backwards?)
>> BTW. Note that you get to
>> if you ping and use the returned ip address in a browser like:
> Amazing, isn't it! Welcome to the 1990's, where we have multiple
> domains on one host. (And even multiple IP's on the same network
> interface, bah!)
> (Wanna rent one? $15.95 a month, 5 kilobytes of personal space,
> and you get
> to promote your "brand" in a professional way! Wow, deal!)
> :)

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