Freedom is *just* a Feature?
mattdm at mattdm.org
Sat Oct 6 04:27:09 UTC 2007
On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 03:05:50AM +0300, Saadaldine AlSaidi wrote:
> I guess Freedom in fedora is not just a feature its the core and putting
> it as a feature really reduce the whole idea. maybe we can say "Fedora:
> Freedom is the essence" or "Fedora: where Freedom is the essence"
This is a very legitimate point. A feature is something prominent but not
necessarily eanything vital.
Fedora 8 Feature List
Nepali Language Support
PAM Console (remove it)
Wakeups (fix them)
XFS (no more)
There's a risk of "Freedom: It's In There With The Other Bells And
Whistles." Or worse, "Freedom: A Feature Sort Of Like SELinux, Which
Everybody Turns Off When It Comes Time To Do Anything Useful."
But "Freedom is the Essence" doesn't have the same resonance.
And "Freedom: Not Just a Feature!" takes too much thinking to be a good
Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org <http://mattdm.org/>
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