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Re: default messaging/VoIP client for Debian 8/Jessie

On Sun, 2014-03-30 at 22:09 +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> On 03/30/2014 06:55 PM, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Thomas Goirand:
> >> P.S: I don't really care which client is the default, because I find the
> >> concept of default app bad in itself, and I think users should be given
> >> the choice, and it isn't the role of a distribution to choose for its
> >> users. However, if we *have* to have a default, probably Jitsi is a good
> >> choice.
> >>
> > Most new users don't know enough to choose.
> Excuse me to say it this way, but ... NO!
> I've read this too many times. You have absolutely no evidence of that.
> Apart maybe if you talk about your mum, which anyway wouldn't install

Argument from sexism?

> Debian (or any other OS btw) herself. To me, it looks a lot more logic
> and probable that those who don't know just don't care about VoIP. Those
> who need a VoIP client will have enough knowledge to choose.

And this sort of attitude is why Skype has won.


Ben Hutchings
If more than one person is responsible for a bug, no one is at fault.

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