ANN luit 20100601

Mikhail Gusarov dottedmag at
Tue Jun 1 16:07:10 PDT 2010

Twas brillig at 18:06:21 01.06.2010 UTC-04 when dickey at did gyre and gimble:

 >> >> Is this a fork of ?  If
 >> >> so, what's the purpose of the fork?  Licensing differences?
 >> TD> I forked it 4 years ago because (a) fdo has been distributing versions that
 >> TD> don't work, and (b) because it impacts my own work.
 >> TD> (the situation hasn't improved, as you may have noticed)
 >> Because nobody works on it (beside mechanical cleanups). Why didn't you
 >> take over fd.o version instead of forking?

 TD> I read comments on the mailing list, and disregard those from
 TD> people who tend to make derogatory comments.

If you mean me, say so directly. I'm not a native speaker, so I may have
accidentally said something which sounds derogatory.

luit on fd.o did not have any developments for a 4 years beside
cleanups. You have forked it approximately at the same time and
developed it separately instead of applying for fd.o account and
developing it as a part of fd.o. Are there any technical reasons for

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