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Re: Re-Proposal - preserve freedom of choice of init systems

On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 08:38:36PM +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> On Thursday 23 October 2014 06:08 PM, Olav Vitters wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 11:55:34AM +0200, Svante Signell wrote:
> >> > The same applies to many upstream developers, they develop software
> >> > mainly for themselves, not the users, see for example the latest
> >> > development of Gnome. The only way to change this is by creating a large
> >> > enough user group taking side by refusing to use software that is going
> >> > in the wrong direction and promote alternatives.
> > This is not a "I don't like the GNOME developers" mailing list. "Going
> > in the wrong direction": opinion, not fact. Obviously you can use
> > something other than GNOME, I'd appreciate not generalizing the hundreds
> > people who contribute to GNOME.
> >
> > Similarly, turning not being able to vote into "Debian doesn't care for
> > it's users": You're free to make your case. Convince others.
> > That'll probably be appreciated way more than negativity.
> What was wrong with Svante's post ? He was just giving an example,
> quoting Gnome.
> I'd give a similar example for KDE.

Users aren't second class citizens in GNOME. Contributors have more
influence. Read e.g.
"are often subject to mistreatment or neglect at the hands of their
 putative superiors"

If that wasn't the intention, ok, but that is what was written and I
assumed it the writer knew the meaning.


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