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Re: [trinity-users] Where is my Star Trek? was Re: [trinity-users] [sort of OT] Trinity etc. are damaging Linux

From: Dexter Filmore <Dexter.Filmore@...>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2012 19:04:17 +0200
Am Wednesday 01 August 2012 01:08:37 schrieb Bryan Baldwin:
> On 08/01/2012 01:27 AM, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> > OSS people tend to brag how OSS is superior due to the massive
> > number of developers at the bazar. Yet the all are spread over a
> > million projects. Some form and become stronger, evolve, most
> > don't. If I had a buck for every interesting approach that never
> > got beyond 0.0.5 I'd need a bag to carry them.
> Is this a discussion over the most appropriate direction to take in
> desktop interface design, or the merits of free software vs
> proprietary development? Do you want a proprietary system?

Did I say that?

> Maybe people do brag about superior development characteristics in
> free software. Maybe it does possess said advantages, maybe not. Maybe
> it depends on the people involved. But that's beside the point. The
> point of free software is that it gives you your freedom. If you don't
> have that first and foremost, who gives a crap how "good" it seems?

Do you mean by this you prefer poor free software over proper proprietary?

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