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Re: 64-bit LXDE spin/remix

--- On Sat, 7/11/09, Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org> wrote:

> From: Rahul Sundaram <sundaram fedoraproject org>
> Subject: Re: 64-bit LXDE spin/remix
> To: "Globe Trotter" <itsme_410 yahoo com>
> Cc: "encouragement and advice for using Fedora.Community assistance" <fedora-list redhat com>
> Date: Saturday, July 11, 2009, 8:05 AM
> On 07/11/2009 04:29 AM, Globe Trotter
> wrote:
> > Then you should forget other users testing and
> evaluating it and gauging response
> Thank you for your opinion but I have enough feedback
> necessary. We have
> enough stats indicating that a large majority of users to
> continue to
> use 32-bit systems and I won't be doing any more builds of
> this remix
> and yes doing your own builds is a way to contribute if you
> are
> interested. Good luck.

So, your response to Christoph when you appropriated his hard work, reducing him to a byline, was just something made up to extricate yourself from an indefensible situation?

Your response on 32-bit systems is puerile: there has been no claim made that a "large majority" of users use 32-bit systems. Besides, how do you know anything about 64-bit or other systems in this case, since there is no way you can find out anything about these other systems, once again in this case?

I am pretty certain that all new chips are 64-bit: of course, users should continue to use older 32-bit systems if they have any, but you are shutting off development of the LXDE spin to the newer chips.

I fail to see how everyone with his/her own private remixes/spins can contribute to the building of an official Fedora remix/spin.

Arrogance and whim are not good open-source values: they are best left behind for the closed-source world....as is appropriation which is sort of how windoze started....


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