[Mageia-discuss] Handbooks - the lot

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 13 04:04:52 CEST 2012

2012/4/12 Olav Vitters <olav at vitters.nl>:
> On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 01:14:25PM +0100, Wolfgang Bornath wrote:
>> You are right with the criterium "an application I use". But here we
>> are talking about handbooks of every single little KDE app being
>> forced upon the user, whether he wants/needs it or not.
> Suggest to refrain from saying that you're forced. I don't see how
> you're being forced what I think is the common understanding of it
> (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/force). Nobody is forcing you to install
> this (not having an option != forcing) and you have the freedom to
> either change (e.g. rm -rf). Saying you're being forced when clearly
> this is not forcing is IMO incorrect.

Well, discussing semantics is always nice.
Of course I am not forced like I am not forced to install Linux or to
have a computer at all. But if I want a KDE application I have to
install the handbook. No matter how you call that.


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