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Re: Making Debian available



On Sat, Jan 23, 2021 at 04:30:00PM +0100, Pierre-Elliott Bécue wrote:
> Le samedi 23 janvier 2021 à 16:23:47+0100, Marco d'Itri a écrit :
> > On Jan 23, Pierre-Elliott Bécue <peb@debian.org> wrote:
> >
> > > While I appreciate your point, and agree with the rationale behind it
> > > (having something that works for very recent hardware would be good), I
> > This is not about "very recent" hardware, it is really about "most 
> > hardware".
> >
> > > personally find the way you express it rude for those whose principle
> > > are on the side of sticking to the philosophy of the project, which is
> > > to provide Free Software.
> > I do identify as somebody sticking to the philosophy of the project, 
> > which is to provide Free Software, as it was understood when I joined 
> > Debian 24 years ago.
> >
> > I still believe that advertising CD images which do not work for the 
> > vast majority of our users is self-inflicted harm which does not help 
> > anybody.
> 
> I understand.

We all understand it.  Okay, most of us understand it.


> But could you maybe consider telling it in a way that doesn't make us
> look like we want to have a gap between our own members on each and
> every topic please?
 
Requests on how to tell about a gap, will NOT close that gap.


Regards
Geert Stappers
-- 
Silence is hard to parse


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