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Re: [Savannah-users] Can Windows supported Projects can be created

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] Can Windows supported Projects can be created
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 21:04:39 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 11:54:46AM +0530, Manjula B wrote:
> Hi,
> Can we upload Projects which supports only in windows os


We only host projects that can run on a free operating system (such as

We have adopted this policy because now that completely free operating
systems exist, we do not want to encourage users of those systems to
start using proprietary operating systems so that they can use your

If you are willing to maintain a version for free operating systems,
which work as well as or better than other ports, you can then provide
versions for non-free systems as well. The idea is that at no point
should only-free users be at a disadvantage compared to users of
proprietary software.

Your project should always work equally well in free systems as in any
other version you provide; if you have some modules for non-free
systems, you can delay their release until you have released the free
operating system version.


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