*countable infinities only

Steve Clark sclark at netwolves.com
Tue Jun 12 12:55:25 UTC 2012

On 06/12/2012 08:10 AM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 10:57 AM, drago01 wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
>>>> On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Chris Smart wrote:
>>>>> On 09/06/12 19:34, drago01 wrote:
>>>>>>>> If Fedora does not implement some form of Secure Boot support, 100% of
>>>>>>>> Fedora users will still be able to install Fedora on new machines, after
>>>>>>>> they disable Secure Boot, if their computer even has it at all (and
>>>>>>>> personally, I think the majority of Fedora users will simply buy
>>>>>>>> hardware which does not have Secure Boot). I know I would.
>>>>>> No because some users in don't know what a firmware is and can't/don't
>>>>>> want to fiddle with it.
>>>>> Except it won't be that hard.
>>>> For people like you.
>>> I believe that supporting people who are not in your "like you"
>>> classification above is loss of time and resources. They should not be
>>> using any electric equipment (e.g. toaster oven, refrigerator, light
>>> bulb) to begin with. Furthermore, reading arguments against this in an
>>> official Fedora mailing list makes me sad.
>>> Sorry for being so harsh. I just don't have much tolerance for
>>> accepting unintelligence.
>> Not sure I should even reply to such a mail but ... not being computer
>> literate does not imply being "unintelligent" .
>> Just think about that for a bit.
> Due to my respect to your request, I thought about it for nearly 72
> hours. I still stand behind what I said: People who are incapable of
> switching a BIOS setting, which might involve doing a simple web
> search beforehand, should better not touch any electric equipment.
> Fellow contributors assert that such people are not in Fedora's target
> base, as per the statement of the Board. Of course they are right. I
> am just claiming the set of BIOS-capable people is not limited to
> target Fedora user base, but extends to all electric equipment users.
> Best,
> Orcan

Stephen Clark
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