*countable infinities only

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Sat Jun 2 22:20:23 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 02, 2012 at 06:09:15PM -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> I'm not fine with it. It's an unfortunate situation too. But producing
> a single special case trivial display program for users who couldn't
> run anything which was truly free at all is hardly comparable to
> cryptographically locking down the core of an OS— millions of lines of
> code written by other people, and missing an opportunity to help users
> regain their complete freedom at a time when they are most ready and
> willing to accept a little inconvenience.

It's comparable in that you're willing to give up a freedom for some 
functionality. Personally I think the functionality you'd gain is small 
compared to the freedom you'd lose, and you obviously feel the same 
about my position.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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