Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free, Draft 2
"J.H.M. Dassen (Ray)" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 16:29:30 +0100, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> > Do you have data to back up "vast majority"?
> Try living in Europe for a year, and you'll simply know from experience why
> downloading isn't an option in many cases.
*ahem* I have lived in the UK for the last 21-and-a-bit years. Or does
that not count? Sure, it's better to have a CD for most things on crap
dialup, but even on crappy dialup, I've installed the odd small
package. Free services are on the increase here too.
I still don't think you've provide evidence that "the vast majority"
of users use CD. I'm not sure you've even shown that a majority do.
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