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Re: Good bye



On Jan 30, 2008 8:09 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
>
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > On Jan 30, 2008 6:12 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell gmail com> wrote:
> >> Chris Jones wrote:
> >>>> But that has nothing to do with my point about enabling the user to
> >>>> install additional software which is why I have an operating system in
> >>>> the first place.
> >>> Everyone here knows the deal with Fedora. They don't promote non OSS
> >>> software for partly legal and (in my opinion, might be wrong) partly
> >>> philosophical reasons against closed source.
> >> My point has nothing to do with promoting anything or whether the
> >> additional software meets your religious beliefs or not.  It is strictly
> >> about providing a user with a platform that is not limited by design or
> >> its inability to provide stable interfaces.
> >
> > You say limit by design, I say do not support. Limit by design would
> > be to hard code repos into yum. Not support would be to not provide
> > all repos in yum by default.
>
> OK, I'll take your "do not support" and move on to "intentionally break"
> in every case where something that worked in one version does not work
> in the next or after an update.  From the perspective of a person who
> just wants to run some programs it's all the same when they don't work.

Got any examples of that?

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