Re: Statistics on non-free usage
On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 12:02:09PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 07:35:44AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 12:10:57AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 06:53:17AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 02:02:43PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > > > It hasn't even done that; as I have had to use Java from third-party
> > > > > repositories at work for some time and have not noticed it being any
> > > > > lower quality that non-free packages in Debian.
> > > >
> > > > ah, because you used it on x86. wasn't that one of the arguments for
> > > > removing non-free ?
> > >
> > > Huh? I totally do not follow what you're saying here.
> > See Michael Blank argumentation about non-x86 arch in non-free.
> Can you give me a URL? Finding individual arguments in this thread is
> not easily done.
How, i see, i now understand how you can survive the flamage, you don't
read all of it :))
I don't remember, but it is not all that important. grep is your friend
> > > > > The lack of 1.4 for PowerPC is not really germane; Debian doesn't have
> > > > > it for PowerPC either and Debian doesn't keep non-i386 archs in sync
> > > > > either.
> > > >
> > > > And how would removing non-free from the debian archives help here.
> > >
> > > It wouldn't. That's why I said it's "not really germane."
> > Err, another misleading affirmation, actually it was Steve who said that
> > not you.
> Oops, sorry Steve; it sounded like something I wrote. s/I said/he
> said/. I retract the incorrect attribution.
> > It is simply not possible to discuss people who are not honest and try
> > every trick in the book to come out right, even if they are wrong, as
> > you evidently are.
> Oh c'mon. Just because I made a mistake doesn't mean that I'm
> dishonest. After all, you are the one that said your package has "0
> entries in popcon", then tried to change it to "used" once I had
Well, you quoted numbers with lot of 0 behind, what is that supposed to
mean, apart from casual readers thinking that it is not used, with the
idea behind, nobody uses that stuff, let's remove it.