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

Luiz Alberto Saba las at transauto.com.br
Mon Dec 5 22:28:52 CET 2011

Em 05-12-2011 19:08, nicolas vigier escreveu:
> On Mon, 05 Dec 2011, Luiz Alberto Saba wrote:
>> Em 05-12-2011 16:15, Maarten Vanraes escreveu:
>>> Op maandag 05 december 2011 14:57:06 schreef Luiz Alberto Saba:
>>> [..]
>>>> Then I was wandering... Why not make mageia more "mac friendly"?
>>>> I think that it will be a good thing for mageia (nowadays almost
>>>> everyone has some apple device at home (iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac...))
>>>> Comments?
>>>> Luiz Alberto Saba
>>> listen, i don't have any apple stuff either, but i think alot of these replies
>>> are still a bit disrespectful, ok, maybe the OP shouldn't assume this, but
>>> that particular comment isn't really the gist of what he's saying...
>> I don't think in terms of respectful or not.
>> What i fear is that this position is isolationist.
>> What good to us is to ignore the reality?
>> Just take a look at the sales numbers.
>> Apple users (any device) are much greater (in numbers) than the sum of the
>> users of ALL linux distributions.
> Actually we could say that Linux users (any device) are much greater
> (in numbers) than the sum of the users of ALL apple devices. The most
> used phone operating system is by far Android, not iOS.
I forgot abot that... ;-)
> But we don't care about sales numbers, supposed number of users, etc ...
> Mageia is a community distribution, so support for interoperability with
> other OSs/devices only depends whether someone is willing to spend some
> time working on it. Statements about everybody having apple devices
> or sales number are useless and only encourage trolling ...
Not my intention. English is not my native language and I'm not so 
fluent to express my point of view in an adequate manner. So, sometimes, 
some shortcuts lead to unwanted results. Sorry.

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