timur.mehrvarz at web.de
Tue Jun 21 20:51:35 UTC 2011
On Tue, 2011-06-21 at 18:18 +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> You can drink milk from a cow, or from a bowl at a dairy farm, or from a
> bottle at a supermarket, or from a cup at home. You can argue that it
> is an obstacle to put milk in bottles and that we can all instead pur in
> into our cups directly from dairy farm bowls.
> I find it quite sensible, not an obstacle, to distribute software pieces
> by, well, a software distributor.
> Yes, it is problematic for your cheese convention tomorrow that the
> cheese (from recipe you wrote yesterday!) takes time to produce and
> But solution is not to pour milk directly from cow tits into cheese
> molding jars (or whatever is used), neither is it to cancel your
> convention. Solution is to use cheese produced last year for this
> convention, and use your new recipe for the convention next year.
> FreedomBox with "blogging at the silverlining of the cloud" is realistic
> to expect soon - at stability-level "stable" or "testing" (depending on
> choice of blogging engine, user interface etc.).
> FreedomBox with "mesh networking at the silverlining of the cloud" is
> further out in the future - even at stability-level "unstable" due to
> parts missing even in Debian unstable.
> If you want FreedomBox tomorrow, then work on pieces for it today.
> Skipping (or being creative about) distributability (of some pieces) do
> not speed up produce of FreedomBox, but blurs its actual
> If you crucially need a certain feature in FreedomBox soon, then work
> *today* on getting that feature into Debian, so that integration of the
> feature with a Debian system can be tested and become reliable, in
> parallel with user interface supporting such feature maturing, and
> refinement of boxing such tool onto screen-less hardware matures, etc.
I was under the impression that FB was supposed to be a Debian fork. I
now understand that Debian will include all of FB. Which makes a lot of
> - Jonas
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