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Boost

Thank you for submitting Boost. I have just added it to the directory.

to-do

Added a "Core X11 runtime" section under X11 entry, not sure that is relevant here. We have to check if all related packages are free software. Genium (talk) 16:34, 16 September 2013 (EDT)

Firefox

Hi, please leave the page for Firefox as a redirect to GNU_IceCat. Firefox is not free software as it places restrictions on redistributing verbatim copies. We do not want to recommend Firefox.

But, by having Firefox redirect to GNU_IceCat it makes it so that all of the semantic relationships are done correctly. That is, if a person says that somethign is a firefox extension, then it will correctly appear listed as a GNU_IceCat extension. Without this redirect, such relationships will not work.

Lastly, you have been doing amazing work on the Directory and I can't thank you enough for all the updates and redirects you've been making. --Jgay (talk) 14:48, 4 October 2013 (EDT)

Thankyou to point this out, I was not sure… Not sure also about my last edit, please revert the change if I am wrong. Genium (talk) 15:50, 4 October 2013 (EDT)

GNU packages and redirects

Hi, I know that you make a lot of redirects. I've made [[User:Jgay/gnu|a list of all GNU packages] that are listed on gnu.org/software. It looks like we are pretty close to getting all of the GNU packages with a gnu.org/s/<package> URL to have acorresponding directory.fsf.org/wiki/<packagename>. Thanks so much for your work in making this happen! --Jgay (talk) 16:06, 8 January 2014 (EST)




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