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Re: sid: libc6-2.2.5-4 kills vmware workstation 3.0



On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 11:46:33AM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Jeroen Dekkers (jeroen@dekkers.cx) wrote:
> > That isn't my biggest concern.
> 
> Apparently.  This implies, of course, that the additional bandwidth due
> to those messages isn't the real problem.

I never claimed that. I was asked if I considered those messages a
waste of bandwith, I said that I think it's waste. Is it just so
difficult to *read*?

> > I don't think it's wrong saying that if they want to keep using their
> > favourite non-free software they should post to some other
> > mailinglist and that if they want help from Debian they should use
> > free alternatives which are in Debian.
> 
> I don't believe it's wrong to ask questions on a debian list when a
> change in debian causes a change in some application, be it a part of
> Debian or not.  

The answer was already given, it was a vmware-specific problem.

> I do think it's wrong to tell people to not ask
> questions on a debian list about a change in Debian.

The question I replied to was truely vmware-specific. The guy I
replied to doesn't make such a problem of my mail than almost anyone
else on the list.

Jeroen Dekkers
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