On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 04:30:23PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote: > 4. Supporting non-free software gives nothing to Debian's users Uh, since John never said anything of the sort, this is a thunderously obvious straw man argument. > This is blatantly false. Netscape versus Mozilla, Sun/Blackdown JDK versus > Jikes/Kaffe, Pine versus Mutt, Info-Zip's zip/unzip versus minizip and > miniunzip, Qmail versus Exim or Postfix, xv versus imagemagick, tin versus > slrn. There're the things for which there aren't free replacements: lha, > zoo, arj, mmix-src, snes9x, SATAN, povray. Good work skewering that scarecrow. -- G. Branden Robinson | A great work of art has never caused any Debian GNU/Linux | social problems. Social problems are email@example.com | caused by those trying to protect roger.ecn.purdue.edu/~branden/ | society from great works of art.
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