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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] PureOS added to endorsed distro list

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] PureOS added to endorsed distro list
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 11:32:38 -0500
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Donald Robertson <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello all,
> We just wanted to give the list a heads up on our forthcoming
> announcement of adding PureOS to our list of endorsed distros. Quite
> some time ago they wrote to this list and got feedback about their
> distro. From that time, they've been working with us to address concerns
> that were brought up in that thread, such as removing leftover
> problematic code from Firefox, fixing up their bug tracker, and making
> clearer the separation between Purism and PureOS. They've addressed our
> concerns, and are actively maintaining freedom-related issues in their
> bug tracker
> <>. The
> endorsement program depends on the community to help projects to
> maintain their free status, and we are satisfied with PureOS's
> commitment to maintaining that status. After this announcement, we'll be
> moving our focus to working with other pending candidates for
> endorsement, but maintaining a free distro is a task that needs
> everyone's help. If there are issues that you can help PureOS with,
> please do make use of the bug tracker, and make sure to CC
> <address@hidden> so you can be rewarded with a GNU Buck
> <> if you do find a problem.
> Thank you all for your help in bringing PureOS up to speed, and we look
> forward to your continued help on future distros seeking endorsement.

Just wanted to echo this and add my thanks to everyone here who has
helped with the review process! It's exciting to see things progress,
and I'm looking forward to getting more distros on the list.


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