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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 <benoit.peccatte@enst-bretagne.fr> 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.

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