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Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 06:21:46AM -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 05:26:30AM +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> > The handling for the end user is optimized to fit to the needs of
> > Windows end users. Slavko already has written that Windows end users
> > don't compile Windows kernels, but Linux end users do.
> No we don't. That hasn't been generally true for years.
> Yes, it is *possible* to do so, but it hasn't really been common for some
> time.

This is true, but it's also true of most software outside the kernel
as well.  But that is not to say that losing the freedom to do so
is unimportant, it most certainly is.


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