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Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2012 20:03:44 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Draft: musl promo materials

On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 04:06:41PM -0700, Isaac Dunham wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jul 2012 14:45:40 -0700
> Charlie Kester <> wrote:
> > It would be good to include a list of apps that have been
> > successfully compiled with musl.  No need to list every such app,
> > just some representative ones that will help dispel any fears about
> > the library's ability to replace glibc in the most common uses.
> Somehow, listing compatible applications in PR does not
> sound very encouraging, until you can run the really huge

I agree completely. A compatibility list should definitely not be part
of the long-term promotional strategy. Early on, it's been useful for
getting people's attention that musl is a rising contender, but I also
believe it presents an impression that compatibility is a
concern/downside of musl.


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