Free Software Directory:Backlog Admin Group

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The Backlog Admin Group is a dedicated group started by David Hedlund to work on our Backlog.


  • Team Captain: David Hedlund (Time zone: Europe/Stockholm)
  • Participant: Adfeno (Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo)
  • Participant: Saper (Time zone: Europe/Warsaw)


  • #mediawiki and #semantic-mediawiki at if full of people that are skilled with ParserFunctions, we should gently ask if someone want to be part of our team.

Friday IRC meeting

Should we add to that we only permit data related to official releases? For example, the current Windows download link for IceCat is unofficial, but it's made by (20:43:02) David_Hedlund: But it's still a unofficial release. I think we should discuss this policy.

"—The Speex codec has been obsoleted by Opus. It will continue to be available, but since Opus is better than Speex in all aspects, users are encouraged to switch—" - . Should we remove speex from the Directory:

You could provide a message like "this package is superseded by X".
Also, what would happen if we remove a free/libre software from FSD, and after many years another project is added but depends on it. Surely the reviewer will want to know if Speex is free/libre based on the FSD or some free/libre distro repository.
If we decide for "removing superseded entries", then we will have the extra work of removing every one of these.


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