Re: DPL Debate prepared questions list [Debian Policy Sucks]
On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 02:43:38 +0530, Ritesh wrote in message
> On Tuesday 21 March 2006 02:09, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> > > So what do you people suggest in such cases:
> > > 1) Intel 1000MT NIC sucks, throw it away ?
> > > 2) Unh! Why don't you change to Debian Unstable ?
> > > 3) Buddy! We are all volunteers. Go and roll your own kernel with
> > > the patches ?
> > > 4) Wait! That hardware isn't officially supported by us. Build
> > > only machines which are known to work with Debian Stable?
> > 5) etch beta 2 was released last week with support for your hardware
> So my question is:
> I discovered it today. But there might have been many Debian Users who
> might have discovered this issue earlier. What choice are they given
> Is the choice:
> Wait till etch gets released ?
> RHEL and SLES do a damn good job of Hardware Bug Fixing and Feature
> Enhancement for the software they ship.
> Why can't we do it ? Is it just because our policy doesn't allow it ?
> Can't we revise the policy ?
..we can't? I (not yet a DD) thought this was a simple case of
6) Somebody Volonteer Patches! ;o)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;o)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.