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Re: Why "free" shouldn't have to mean "complicated"

On Mon, 5 May 2003 15:15:32 -0700, David Nusinow
<david.nusinow@verizon.net> said:  

> This misses the entire point of everything else that I wrote that
> you didn't quote. Having it outside the main of Debian fails to
> serve our users, because our users shouldn't just be distro makers,
> but should also include people who want to run Debian on their
> desktops. We've already heard from these people, we should try to
> serve them better than by shoveling them off on Knopper.

	The way free software works is that people who find a task
 irresistibly important get down and work at it. So far, no one seems
 to have taken the hook -- but exhorting other people to do the work
 rarely, in my experience, works.

"When marriage is outlawed, only outlaws will have inlaws." Jef
Poskanzer (jef@well.sf.ca.us)
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