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Re: Lift "runs on GNU/Linux" requirement

From: David Hedlund
Subject: Re: Lift "runs on GNU/Linux" requirement
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2021 11:39:53 +0200
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I removed Notepad++ from

Notepad++ and more can be found at
that I added to

On 2021-08-02 23:24, Adonay Felipe Nogueira via wrote:
> Em 23-07-2021 23:34, David Hedlund escreveu:
>> Added: "We list external links to free software without GNU/Linux
>> support for other operating systems
>> <>
>> if they are particularly useful." to
> I don't think we should let external links to possible free/libre
> software appear in public-facing pages unless we make create proper
> entries for those software.
> The Directory is a place where anyone can add software entries for
> review, then some evaluators/reviewers do one or two review checks (with
> varying depth of detail) and approve it or not in a way similar to
> saying that is, at that time and to that specific version, considered
> free/libre. If we simply link to a possibly free/libre software without
> actually reviewing it, we run the risk of, for example, end up linking
> to a software for Windows that depends on Microsoft Visual C++
> Redistributable.
> Also, I don't know if you recall this David Hedlund, but when we created
> the Collection namespace, both of us agreed that it would be used as a
> means of listing already-reviewed and curated/selected free/libre
> software that do some task to replace non-free ones.

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