Re: Analysis of the ballot options
On 19-Jun-04, 13:48 (CDT), Andrew Suffield <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 19, 2004 at 03:35:58PM +0200, Eike zyro Sauer wrote:
> > 6 is about waiting with sarge until we sorted out everything which
> > was rendered unfree by the "editorial changes". Which will be a long time.
> Ah yes, that's another of those common memes. It's completely
> unfounded. There is no reason to think that it would take a long time
> to evict all the offending material - it's trivial in most cases.
Evicting it is trivial. Re-packaging it in a way that is useful for
our users may (*may*) not be so easy. Both steps are desirable to a
significant fraction of the developers.
The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
world. -- seen on the net