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Re: [bug-inetutils] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_GNU_packages

From: John Darrington
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_GNU_packages
Date: Sun, 7 Jul 2019 02:42:29 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

GNU finger was decommisioned several years ago when the maintainer
went AWOL.   There is a note in the entry that it would  be integrated into 

But so far as I can tell, this hasn't happended.

Inetutils maintaers:  Do you have any plans for this?


On Sat, Jul 06, 2019 at 07:59:36PM -0400, Richard Stallman wrote:
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> What's the situation with this?
>   > One entry in that list which suprised me was "finger".  When I looked, 
>   > in our records however, it seems that we used to have such a package,
>   > but it was decommisioned in 2008 with a note saying that it would
>   > be rolled into inetutils.  But inetutils hasn't done anything about
>   > it so far as I can tell.
> ISTR it was established that our finger program is really obsolete.
> Is there any error about finger in GNU project records and statements?
> -- 
> Dr Richard Stallman
> President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
> Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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