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Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2021 23:25:26 +0200
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On 06.01.2021 23:18, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
The GNU project doesn't want to give non-free software the remote
changes of success, so mentioning or linking to it unless it is very
well known would be working against its own goals.  This is all
written down in the GNU coding standards, what GNU project should or
shouldn't do, in the now so overly quoted section 'References to
Non-Free Software and Documentation'.

If your interpretation is right (and I'm not sure it is), think this kind of "ostrich" approach to the adversary seems like the most puzzling part of the GNU policy.

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