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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [ #1262331] (inactive Linux distributions)

From: bill-auger
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] [ #1262331] (inactive Linux distributions)
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:03:03 -0500
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On 01/17/2018 04:32 PM, Jason Self wrote:
> That's already a thing: One of the criteria in the GNU FSDG is that "to 
> be listed, a distribution should be actively maintained."
i would strongly suggest that guideline be changed to require the distro
only to be available and functional and to remove it only if it were
found to contain something malicious or non-free - as i pointed out in
my previous post, "Live" distros such as dynebolic are intentionally
designed to be forever static in form and never modified; but only
replaced entirely with a new release (or not) - the FSDG does not
require that a new release be perpetually forth-coming; and this FSDG
guideline jason mentions, if strictly applied, would exclude dynebolic
and musix from endorsement by their very nature of not being amenable to

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