(Please note, this comment has been moved from the Snowdrift talk page to your user talk page)
Here, right here, is where the FSF has ceased to be a social movement and has become merely a trade association for developers.
I looked into it and, yes, this project which has set out to co opt basic terminology (our history) while pitting Free and Open Source projects against each other throttling funding for some projects based purely on popularity(incentivising a disregard of principles) has been approved by a staffer.
I shall not be renewing my membership.
- I do not understand what you are saying. The program that was approved for publication is Snowdrift, a program written in Haskell that allows you to host your own crowdfunding website. The lead developer of the site accepts donations to support the development of this software project. The lead developer also apparently runs his own version of the program. You could also run your own version of the program.
- This program is free software that runs on GNU/Linux and it seems useful: those are criteria for primary and essential criteria for adding packages to directory.fsf.org. If you have an issue with the homepage we link to or other information listed on the directory page itself, please provide specific and clear feedback so we can address it on the directory.
- We are sad to lose you as a member. However, I do not understand how in any way shape or form the FSF could be characterized as a "trade association for developers", particuarly with regard to the work done on the Free Software Directory. Are there specific things the FSF is doing on the Free Software Directory itself that are the kinds of activities associated with that of trade associations? If so, if you could kindly direct it to our attention we would be most appreciative. Any additional feedback you would be willing to share with us is greatly appreciated, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org, or I am happy to arrange a phone call with you directly to take your feedback if that is helpful (if so, please email email@example.com so we can coordinate a time). --Jgay (talk) 11:06, 5 December 2014 (EST)
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