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Re: Lift "runs on GNU/Linux" requirement

From: David Hedlund
Subject: Re: Lift "runs on GNU/Linux" requirement
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 04:09:58 +0200
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Added Notepad++ to --
Thanks Michael!

On 2021-07-23 18:33, Michael McMahon wrote:
> I support this change as it would allow users of proprietary systems
> to easily find helpful free software programs that may lead them
> further up the freedom ladder [1].  Notepad++ comes to mind as a
> popular free software program that we cannot list on the Free Software
> Directory because it targets Windows system calls specifically.  We
> want all people to use free software and it often starts with a single
> free program on a nonfree system.
> [1]
> Best,
> Michael McMahon | Web Developer, Free Software Foundation
> GPG Key: 4337 2794 C8AD D5CA 8FCF  FA6C D037 59DA B600 E3C0
> |
> On 7/23/21 10:42 AM, bill-auger wrote:
>> on the face of it, that wording does not appear to be a
>> requirement - it looks more like an observation - not of a
>> necessary fact, but a co-incidental one - as it was written 6
>> years ago; it may not even be true anymore
>>> All software listed in the Free Software Directory currently
>>> runs on GNU/Linux!

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