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Re: No more ports of unfree software
Well, I guess that rules out Java - darn Sun, darn them to the middle
ranges of heck!
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> [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Christian Weisgerber
> Sent: Sunday, May 25, 2003 1:23 PM
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> Subject: No more ports of unfree software
> I think after the hackathon there is a fair bit of consensus
> among porters that we want to put the brakes on ports of
> software that we can't at least put up for FTP. I would like
> to remind everybody of the OpenBSD Project goals (see goals.html).
> We don't want to import any more ports with PERMIT_*_FTP !=
> Yes. There may be good reasons for exceptions and these can
> be individually evaluated, but in general we want to just
> say, no thanks. And if you prepare to submit a new port,
> please look at the license.
> A re-evaluation of the existing ports that suffer from
> restrictive licensing is also in order.
> Christian "naddy" Weisgerber