[linux-elitists] Gutsy Gibbon to include strictly-free branch

Nathaniel Smith njs@pobox.com
Sun Apr 15 12:53:20 PDT 2007


On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 10:58:34AM -0500, Michael Bacarella wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 11:09:01AM -0400, Modus Operandi wrote:
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel-announce/2007-April/000276.html
> > 
> > "Ubuntu 7.10 will feature a new flavour - as yet unnamed - which
> > takes an ultra-orthodox view of licensing: no firmware, drivers,
> > imagery, sounds, applications, or other content which do not
> > include full source materials and come with full rights of
> > modification, remixing and redistribution. There should be no
> > more conservative home, for those who demand a super-strict
> > interpretation of the 'free' in free software. This work will
> > be done in collaboration with the folks behind Gnewsense."
> 
> Because running a mostly-free software Operating System just
> isn't exclusive/righteous enough.

Not to mention elitist.

-- Nathaniel

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