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Re: Yum better than RPM?



2006/3/2, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com>:
> On Thu, 2006-03-02 at 12:29, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
>
> > its just my personal opinion. i can for sure understand that for some
> > people a temp workaround is more important but then again i know from
> > experience that workarounds just take away the motiviation to do
> > something about real solutions ;).
>
> The argument would seem more compelling if you had answered that
> there was a difference you could see...
>
> >  If enough people scream things will
> > move. demand is important. if everyone that "has demand" uses a
> > workaround theres absolutely no reason for them to do anything.
>
> I think you are shooting yourself in the foot here.  It's one
> thing to demand a free Linux download for 1% of the market
> but now you want to make that a bunch of different versions,
> each with their own quirks (AMD doesn't make the only
> 64 bit processor).
>
> > For a vendor its the question if their technology becomes obsolete or
> > not. if they dont support arches that are becoming more and more
> > popular then they loose market share and if the market share is small
> > enough the technology is pretty easy to obsolete ;) i wish wed be
> > there already.
>
> I'd be happy if it just wasn't all windows already.
>
> --
>   Les Mikesell
>     lesmikesell gmail com
>

the solution is see is a free implementation that is patent
unencumbered with enough freedom to get the ball rolling. means rights
to modify distribute etc...

the thing i would see then is called source code (with a patent free solution)

regards,
Rudolf Kastl

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