How do you know?

Maciej R. m.mail at
Thu Jan 6 16:30:14 UTC 2005

It was not my intention - 'flame war' sort of question. Thanks for your

On Thu, 2005-01-06 at 10:52 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 03:12:06PM +0100, Maciej R. wrote:
> > I wanted to ask why you are using 'Fedora' and not for example 'Suse' or
> > 'Debian'? What is the reason for choosing 'Fedora'? If you had a choice
> > between 'Suse 9.2 Professional - DVD Edition' and 'Fedora Core 3 on DVD'
> > what would you do?
> This is a flamewar sorta question, so I don't feel terribly bad that my
> reply gets SuSE people all mad. :)
> I choose Fedora because it uses all open source / free software and makes
> this a priority. Based on what I've seen from SuSE, freedom is incidental to
> their distribution, and they don't mind using non-free components where they
> perceive extra value. That's not to say their choice is Wrong -- there's
> plenty of people here using Fedora Core + the nvidia binary drivers -- but
> it's not where I personally prefer to lend my own efforts.
> -- 
> Matthew Miller           mattdm at        <>
> Boston University Linux      ------>                <>
Maciej R. <m.mail at>

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