[Pipet Devel] stuff

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Fri Jul 13 03:05:28 EDT 2001

We can look at it this way: Would Piper's acceptance by the FSF et al have
stopped Mono and .GNU?  Probably not.  They probably would have come out with
announcements exactly the same, ignoring Piper, and we would have said, "What
are we, chopped liver?"  There's an alternate name for Piper: Chopped Liver


"J.W. Bizzaro" wrote:
> Have you seen all the hub-bub about .NET alternatives this week?  I'm feeling
> a bit disturbed at the attention these projects (3 of them now) are getting,
> and that the FSF has endorsed 2 of them.  I had been shouting "Piper is an
> Open Source .NET alternative!" earlier last year, and we got nearly no
> attention from it (of course then I had to stop saying that).  Also, I wanted
> to get official GNU project standing from the FSF, and now it seems we may
> have missed that opportunity, at least with respect to Piper being a .NET
> alternative.

J.W. Bizzaro                                jeff at bioinformatics.org
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