[Arm-netbook] eoma68-jz4775 x-ray pictures

Elena ``of Valhalla'' elena.valhalla at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 15:53:53 BST 2016

On 2016-04-29 at 14:21:12 +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>  that's fine, because it's outside of the remit of the company that
> got the RYF Certificate.  skype is *not* in a GNU repository, or in
> the debian repository, or in any repository at all.  it's not

actually, skype is in one ubuntu repository, which if I'm not mistaken
at least trisquel users could add


3rd party repositories for other proprietary software are often
available and adding them usually requires just about the same level of
tech-expertise as adding non-free to debian (or to gNewSense).

>  i don't really like to use the words "idiots" - let's call them
> "average end-users" instead (examples include "grandma" or "busy
> secretary" or "7-year-old" or "49-year-old farm mechanic and cattle
> breeder")

actually, 'grandma' tends to be quite discriminatory and offensive,
considering that a woman can easily be of grandma age and still be an IT
professional (probably near retirement, but not necessarily).

>  average end-users simply cannot cope with the "jumping through hoops"
> - they haven't got time.  if they really need to, they'll go buy a
> windows PC.  or a mac.  and that's fine.  we're not catering to them,
> and neither is the FSF.

so it is fine for anybody who is not a tech expert to be forced to buy a
mainstream spying device, while software freedom is just for people who
can afford spending their time jumping through hoops?

Elena ``of Valhalla''

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