Re: Why "free" shouldn't have to mean "complicated"
Le lun 05/05/2003 à 07:27, Manoj Srivastava a écrit :
> On 05 May 2003 01:24:18 +0200, Benoit Peccatte <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > After such an answer I thing Felix will never come back and try free
> > software.
> Good. It seems to me that free software, as embodied by
> Debian, was not a good fit for felix. He would be far better off with
> a Mac.
> Remember, one size does _not_ fit all, and free software is
> not for everyone.
> > Is debian (and other projects) becoming like the
> > octopus-like administration ? "Got a problem, fill the yellow
> > report", "To fill this report you need to fill the 1456B first" ...
> Rubbish. We are not asking for bureaucrac, we are merely
> trying to paint a realistic expectation of where Debian is, and where
> it is heading.
> > I think this is the last reason why the desktop-winwows-try-crash-
> > reboot-retry people won't want to install linux.
> And that is probably a wise decison on their part.
Yes probably. Maybe we should advertise on the fact that you have to
learn to use free software, that freedom can only be obtained through a
minimum of work. Thus we could avoid disappointing people looking for
preconfigured with no decision but free (beer) software.