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Re: Freedom is *just* a Feature?



Personally, i find such a debate to be a good thing overall. We get down to the core of the issue. I think I support the "Freedom is a Feature" slogan but there are also some good arguments against it/

On 10/6/07, Máirín Duffy <duffy redhat com> wrote:
Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 12:34:41AM -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> Was there any argument against Karsten's variation of:
>> "Fedora is freedom" ?
>
> I think the original has such an immediate positive reaction for readers of
> this list -- and I think for most of Fedora's core market, as well --
> precisely because we hear it in the sense of computer jargon. It's the
> perfect response to people who think giving up that freedom will somehow
> make Fedora better.

I don't really see the word "feature" as computer jargon.

People's faces have features. My stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher
have features. My car has features.  Movies have featured actors and
actresses, and the main show is considered the 'feature'.

Is it just a translation issue?

~m

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