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From: Seemant Kulleen <email@example.com>
To: Daniel Ostrow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-trustees] joint copyright agreement
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 07:25:48 -0400
On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 10:37:38PM -0400, Daniel Ostrow wrote:
> Oh and one other important distinction. As I forgot to address the
> question of "Why should the genkernel developers need to sign this
> agreement if some future wizbang genkernel replacement developed on
> berlios infra doesn't have to?"
Coming back to grant's point a bit. There are projects that were/are
developed entirely on non-gentoo infrastructure (I believe the eselect
stuff, for example), yet is becoming default on gentoo systems
(opengl-update, for starters, has gone the way of the dodo, to be
replaced by eselect).
How does this agreement play to things like that? If eselect goes on
(and based on its technical merits, there is every reason that it
should) to become the default tool in gentoo, then where does that leave
us? I'm with Grant on this: I'm not convinced.
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