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Date:      Wed, 13 Sep 1995 13:54:16 +0100 (BST)
From:      Paul Richards <paul@netcraft.co.uk>
To:        guido@gvr.win.tue.nl (Guido van Rooij)
Cc:        paul@FreeBSD.org, questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Interest in a UK CDROM.
Message-ID:  <199509131254.NAA02953@server.netcraft.co.uk>
In-Reply-To: <199509121703.TAA03772@gvr.win.tue.nl> from "Guido van Rooij" at Sep 12, 95 07:03:49 pm

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In reply to Guido van Rooij who said
> 
> Paul Richards wrote:
> > 
> > How many UK FreeBSD users are out there? I'm considering doing a UK specific
> > cdrom of FreeBSD. If you think this is a good idea and you have ideas
> > about what should be on it then let me know. No promises about actually
> > doing one yet, I'm just testing the water.
> > 
> > The sort of things that I'm thinking of adding are the secure dist since
> > we don't have to worry about US export laws and UK ISP configurations
> > e.g. it'll work out of the box on Demon, Pipex etc.
> 
> Why not make it more general, let's say for non usa ppl. I think the
> security dist would be the biggest win. Demon and other providers could
> then make their own stuff for the CD.

Well, according to someone sitting next to me, the UK does not have
export restrictions on encryption technology, if that turns out to be
true then I'll be thinking about a general non-US release rather than
a UK specific one.

-- 
  Paul Richards, Netcraft Ltd.
  Internet: paul@netcraft.co.uk, http://www.netcraft.co.uk
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