Re: Certification for GNOME apps

> > Federico Mena Quintero <federico ximian com> writes:
> > > [...]"certification levels" for GNOME
> > > [...]ISVs are starting to develop GNOME-ish apps (c.f. Adobe Acrobat
> > > Reader).

GNOME hackers are working on free software replacements for Acrobat and many
other pieces of proprietary software.  

Telling Adobe how to improve Acrobat makes the job of the Gpdf and Evince
developers more difficult.  (plus other GNOME pdf viewer projects.)

Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com> writes:
> Alan Cox <alan lxorguk ukuu org uk> writes:
> > I trust "open source" is a level too ?
> Of course!

Being free software should be a requirement not "a level".
(one reason above.)

(I had some problems sending this mail to the list, apologies if this is
received more than one, but I expect not.)
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