[Mailman-Developers] Migration to sourceforge?
J C Lawrence
Fri, 16 Jun 2000 11:21:34 -0700
On Fri, 16 Jun 2000 14:06:40 -0400
Bradley M Kuhn <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have been told that VA Linux doesn't dictate policy to
> SourceForge---they own it, but they don't seem to exert full
> control over it, giving the SourceForge developers some freedom to
> make these sorts of decisions.
SF is paid for out of VA's Marketting dept. This explains many
> "We could really get a lot of use out of sourceforge for GNU
> mailman. However, since GNU mailman is a free software project
> but not an open source project, it doesn't make sense to host it
> there the way the site stands, because it only reflects an
> affiliation with open source, and free software seems to be
> inadvertantly omitted. Would you mention Free Software and Open
> Source equally on SourceForge, so we can host GNU mailman there?"
Ahh, this is different than I first understood. Drop an email to
this effect to Tony (heads the SF project, forget email address) at
VA and CC it to Brian Biles (email@example.com) and you should get
a good response.
> Don Marti has been particularly sympathetic, but seems to need to
> be convinced a little bit more to make the change.
While Don works at VA, he really isn't involved in SF and so has
little direct say.
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