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Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 13:30:24 +0000
From: Jeremy Stanley <>
Subject: Re: Closed list

On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 10:53:58AM -0600, Vincent Danen wrote:
> * [2011-04-05 20:18:38 +0400] Solar Designer wrote:
> >I am comfortable about "Apple/FreeBSD/OpenBSD", but not about "etc." -
> >so we'd be forced to introduce a vouching system (well, maybe we'd be
> >forced to do that for Linux distros as well...)
> "etc" more or less meant the other *BSDs, but I was being lazy.  =)
> Maybe just NetBSD there.

Probably worth pointing out, since I didn't see it mentioned
elsewhere, that these distinctions are not so cut-and-dried as that.
Debian, for example, is not only a GNU/Linux distribution but also a
GNU/BSD distribution:

(...and a GNU/Hurd distribution, though perpetually short of release
status, and it's not like there are likely enough of those to
warrant a separate ML of this nature anyway.)
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