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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@×××××××.org>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [soc] Python bindings for Paludis
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 21:25:44
Message-Id: 20070330222226.5e143b82@snowflake
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [soc] Python bindings for Paludis by Christopher Sawtell
1 On Sat, 31 Mar 2007 09:13:10 +1200
2 Christopher Sawtell <csawtell@××××××××××××.nz> wrote:
3 > In which case your Paludis fork of Gentoo will take off like a
4 > scalded cat, and the world will come racing to your door begging for
5 > your Mk II version of Gentoo. Go for it, the GPL ensures that you
6 > have nothing to lose. Others have done it with varying degrees of
7 > success. Kororaa and Sabayon come to mind immediatly, and I seem to
8 > remember a very early fork which foundered pretty quickly.
10 Paludis is a package manager, not a distribution. And no, the GPL does
11 not mean there's nothing to lose -- the Zynot fork did a fair bit of
12 damage to Gentoo, and no-one wants a repeat of that mess...
14 --
15 Ciaran McCreesh


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Re: [gentoo-dev] [soc] Python bindings for Paludis Seemant Kulleen <seemant@g.o>