Re: what happened to social contract?
Quoting Ben Finney <email@example.com>:
Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
[...] since you've picked something that involves non-free stuff,
you've immediately ruled out most of the people who're active on
this list, who're here because they want to make a completely free
operating system, for which opera just isn't relevant.
With the caveat that *if* Opera were to be released as free software,
it would probably be of great interest in a completely free operating
\ "For of those to whom much is given, much is required." -- |
`\ John F. Kennedy |
I can understand that there may be legal reasons why such a piece of
software is not able to be made available. I cannot understand what
place complaints about extra work belong in the discussion. It is not
as if I am just complaining about software "I want". I could care less
if there is a scsiaddgui package personally, I do not even own a scsi
device. It would be a useful tool for many other people.
I trying to assist with providing a higher level of functionality to
many people who want or need to use an alternative window manager I
highly suggest someone actually install Debian and then install one of
these other window managers such as IceWM and take a look at what you
have to use for your daily needs. You are then required to install
another 10 - 30 packages or so manually, unless you are the type of
user who wants to do everything with Vi.
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."