[Fsf-Debian] few arguments to FSF

Karl Goetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Fri Aug 10 23:00:37 UTC 2012

On Sat, 11 Aug 2012, 04:13:00 EST, Paul van der Vlis <paul at vandervlis.nl> wrote:

> Op 10-08-12 19:17, Gunnar Wolf schreef:

> > Their experience would be better if they also got really free
> > hardware, of course. I have suffered half-done closed controllers, and
> > that has taught me the value of documented hardware and free
> > firmware+controllers.
> Think about this: it's possible now to install MacOS on a normal PC. But
> then you have the same installation-shit as with Linux. It's difficult,
> bad documented, and in many cases the result is not 100%. But when you
> buy hardware what made for MacOS, then everything works great. The same
> I would like for Linux.

It works becuase the os includes the drivers it needs to run on the hardware it got bundled on. Just like systems that ship with solaris, windows, red hat, etcetera pre installed.
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