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Re: The Multimedia Question



On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 14:43 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 13:03 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 13:41 -0400, Greg Dekoenigsberg wrote:
> > > On Thu, 19 Jul 2007, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> > > 
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 13:24 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > > >> And let's not forget that we already "shill" for other folks... The
> > > >> bittorrent-gui app features a "Donate" button.  Note that I am not
> > > >> saying that is a bad thing.
> > > >
> > > > Again, shilling is not the issue here.
> > > >
> > > > Helping Fluendo sell proprietary software is WELL outside of the
> > > > ideology of Fedora.
> > > 
> > > Is helping desktop users outside of the ideology of Fedora?
> > 
> > It is if pushing proprietary software is required to do so.
> 
> okay, let's calm down a bit. It is not such a dichotomy, I don't think.

Yeah, sorry.  Greg's hyperbole got me all excited.

> Fluendo is AN OPTION it is not the only option. Which is why we wanted
> codec buddy to work as I mentioned before.
> 
> Spot, Josh, would either of you be upset if our page that explained what
> better codecs were available and why the bad ones were bad and what it
> does to our culture and software development and the fate of the world
> also threw out the 'but if you still want to commit this act of heinous
> evil, here are the options we are legally allowed to show you'

Sure.

josh


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