Proposal: Revision of policy surrounding 3rd party and non-free software
cschalle at redhat.com
Tue Jan 21 19:58:14 UTC 2014
On both Windows and Mac they are quickly moving to the appstore model.
And it is not about being able to, it is about convenience. As I said before, most people want
to spend their time and energy on their tasks not on the tool to do the task.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matthew Garrett" <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>
> To: advisory-board at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 8:53:05 PM
> Subject: Re: Proposal: Revision of policy surrounding 3rd party and non-free software
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 02:42:24PM -0500, Christian Schaller wrote:
> > Please Matthew,
> > Stop fooling around, I actually thought you had a proposal for how to do it
> > here, but instead you where just trying to be clever about saying 'no'
> I have a proposal, which is that we make it straightforward for users
> who want to be able to install non-free software to obtain that non-free
> software by going to the vendor's website. They manage to do that on
> Windows and OS X, why do we not believe they're able to do it on Linux?
> Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
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