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Re: [Fsfe-uk] License Information

From: Loic Dachary
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] License Information
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2001 20:38:21 +0200

Philip Hands writes:
 > I note that savannah wants one to use @gnu.org emails where possible,

        There is a misunderstanding. When registering a new user on
savannah, it checks if the corresponding e-mail <user>@gnu.org exists.
If yes it refuses to create the account even if it's available on
Savannah at the moment. The rationale is that someone (<user>@gnu.org)
would then be unable to get the <user> login on Savannah and that would
lead to unecessary inconsistencies in login names within the GNU project.

        Explaining all this on the Savannah pages may help.

 > This also makes me wonder how one applies for an @gnu.org address, and
 > whether I should bother.

        There is no specific reason/need to have a @gnu.org e-mail. I
mean it looks nice and may be useful to show that you're indeed
involved in the GNU project. Other that this it has no technical


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