dircha <email@example.com> writes: > Paul Johnson wrote: >> Dominique Dumont <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >>> Currently there is big chicken and egg problem with Debian in the >>> corporate world. Corporate guys want to be able to install software >>> from ISV (like Oracle). >>> ISVs only provide their proprietary software as rpm because not >>> many corporation ask for Debian. Corporation do not ask for Debian >>> because most ISVs don't provide Debian packages. >>> IMHO, the only way to break this circle is to provide a way to >>> install rpm that doesn't look like a hack. >> What's wrong with, "Make me a Debian package or lose a customer?" > > I'd venture to guess: > We're sorry, but we can not presently justify the costs of maintaining > a Debian port. Perhaps if one of our larger customers express an > interest in it... So don't tollerate clueless vendors. Go find someone else. If you're going to spend money on software, why spend it on software that sucks? -- Paul Johnson <email@example.com> Linux. You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.
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