FC4 slimfast slimfest

Jamie Zawinski jwz at jwz.org
Tue Feb 22 00:52:14 UTC 2005

Phil Muldoon wrote:
> I'm trying to avoid turning this into advocacy or philosophy of
> languages. But having a free java solution in hand, that could be put in
> Fedora, but we choose not to (and instead invite people to seek non open
> java solutions elsewhere) just sends a conflicting message. The open
> source java solution needs work. The open source Eclipse IDE needs work.
> These are already well established and populated projects.

There's a lot of space between "include it on the Fedora install CDs
that absolutely everyone who uses Fedora must acquire" and invite 
people to use non-free solutions."  For example, "put it on an 
optional Fedora Java CD."

Jamie Zawinski      jwz at jwz.org                  http://www.jwz.org/
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