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Re: [Social-discuss] FooPlug -- GNU social on a plug computer

From: Rob Myers
Subject: Re: [Social-discuss] FooPlug -- GNU social on a plug computer
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 11:16:17 +0100
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On 08/31/2010 12:05 AM, Avery M. wrote:

I appreciate Foocorp's work on, but I feel like this is a

Thanks. We want to do even more work on GNU network services, and this is a way of trying to make sure that we can.

little premature. GNU Social has not yet diverged from, and

A lot of work is being done on social, have a look at the commits in gitorious. social is being built on StatusNet because StatusNet rocks and we can stand on the shoulders of giants rather than reinvent the wheel. Mixed metaphors aside, staying close to StatusNet means we can contribute back upstream so everyone wins. That's how Free Software should be.

it doesn't even have an upgrade scheme to migrate users into any
future GNU developments. I guess if it tricks people into donating
$200 then it's all for a good cause.

The current state of plug computers, Debian on plugs, and GNU social are all public knowledge. No-one is trying to trick anyone. The plug is a cool thing that gives you a taste of the future now. It's for early adopters who want to help build out that future.

- Rob.

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