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Re: Fwd: Re: Why no Opera?

On Sunday 09 September 2007 19:19, David Given wrote:
> Ben Finney wrote:
> [...]
> > It would behoove you to at least put significant effort into
> > what everyone here agrees would be the best way to get Opera working
> > well with Debian and other free software operating systems.
> I'd take issue with that statement. Opera don't owe Debian anything;
> they're packaging their software as Debian packages for their users, not
> for us. If anything, they're doing us a favour by using our package format.
> That's their right. It's their software, they own it, they can do whatever
> they like with it. *We* get no say in that matter.

On the other hand, Opera isn't asked to make their browser free software _for 
Debian_, but for their users. Debian is not an end, but a means.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se
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