[Mageia-discuss] Why Mageia isn't a "Lion Friendly" distribution?

Olav Dahlum odahlum at broadpark.no
Fri Dec 9 16:38:55 CET 2011

On 09/12/11 10:05, Oliver Burger wrote:
> Am Freitag, 9. Dezember 2011, 06:17:44 schrieb Olav Dahlum:
>> On 09/12/11 04:31, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
>>> W dniu 05.12.2011 15:15, Oliver Burger pisze:
>>>> I personally don't care because I seem not to be almost everybody
>>>> having no
>>>> apple device and having no intent to ever buy one.
>>>> I'm not about to give money to the worst patent troll out there...
>>>> Oliver
>> And personal grudges like that won't make Mageia better or the
>> user base larger … Ignoring these suggestion will leave
>> Mageia as just another hobbyist distribution with no roadmap.
> I did not speak about adding that package to Mageia, as long as it's possible 
> to do this (it's either OpenSource or at least redistributable).
> I just said, I personally don't care and won't do it, since I don't have an 
> apple device and will never buy one for (mostly) "political" reasons.
> Although I have to admit, they are just too expensive as well.
> For me this discussion is closed, Shlomi did import it, so it's all right for 
> the OP and nobody got hurt.
> My - rather rude - statement was just an answer to the claim of the OP that 
> "almost everybody owns an Apple device".
> And please, let's remember, although our core values include making the life 
> easy for the end user (as Romain has pointed out), they also include the 
> support for the larger OpenSource community - which in my eyes is the more 
> important!
> Oliver

Thanks Oliver. I'm also a strong supporter of FLOSS, but also accepts
the world
as being far from perfect. ;-)

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