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Bug 36619 - tin missing in redhat-7.1
tin missing in redhat-7.1
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tin (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 2001-04-19 00:39 EDT by Borislav Deianov
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-19 00:39:46 EDT
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Description Borislav Deianov 2001-04-19 00:39:42 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.0-test11 i686; Nav)

Tin is a full-featured text-based news reader. Tin is actively
developed - latest stable release on April 9, 2001; latest development
snapshot on March 7, 2001. Tin has been present in Redhat Linux at
least from 5.2 (I can't find a mirror of older releases) to 7.1 beta
but is missing in the final 7.1 release.

What is the rationale for removing it and are there plans to add it
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-04-20 14:45:53 EDT
License problems - read the ones on top of the source files.

Comment 2 Alex Kanavin 2001-05-09 13:58:07 EDT
Tin development branch (1.5 series) no longer has this nasty 'you can't profit
from tin' condition and uses BSD-like license instead, so I think it is possible
to add tin back into the distro.
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-05-09 14:03:04 EDT
When it's released, it will be evaluated for inclusion like other apps.
Comment 4 Alex Kanavin 2001-05-09 16:50:36 EDT
Is there any info on how does the evaluation process look like? What's taken
into account? And how's the list of candidates formed?
Comment 5 Alex Kanavin 2003-08-10 12:50:07 EDT
A couple weeks ago tin 1.6 was released - it's the new stable branch. So could
you please reevaluate it?

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