*countable infinities only
rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Jun 13 08:25:03 UTC 2012
On 06/12/2012 07:43 PM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Jay Sulzberger (jays at panix.com) said:
>> There is here no irrestible tide. Rather, Fedora is jumping to
>> surrender before engagement.
>> Secret discussions with Microsoft is perhaps part of this
>> engagement. But such discussion is not the whole battle.
>> Fedora should call a conference to organize fighting back, rather
>> than attempting to defend on this list the serious tactical
>> error which Fedora is about to commit.
> No offense, but you seem to have a very unusual idea about how much leverage
> Fedora has anywhere.
None ... Linux and the spirit of freedom behind it matters.
> Why would hardware vendors listen to a community
> distribution that they never preinstall, have no plans to preinstall, and
> brings them absolutely no money?
... think Adaptec... ca. 15-20 years ago.
I am inclined to believe, the spirit behind Linux has changed, changed
away from being idealistic to playing issues low for commerial interests.
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