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

Olav Dahlum odahlum at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 16:40:54 CET 2011

On 09/12/11 16:38, Olav Dahlum wrote:
> 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. ;-)

A bit like Thunderbird …

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