[Ardour-Users] (no subject)

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Aug 10 06:48:06 PDT 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 15:44 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 15:18 +0200, christian at shamanbenefit.net wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: seablaede at gmail.com
> > To: simonzwise at gmail.com
> > Date: 10.08.2010 13:55:33
> > Subject: Re: [Ardour-Users] ardour & "phoning home"
> > 
> > > Random related thing to this conversation....
> > > 
> > > http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ODQ5MA
> > 
> > Eurgh....I guess it whas only ever a matter of time for Ubuntu to become Windows....
> Hm, OT, anyway. 1. I don't like Mark Shuttleworth. 2. There's a lot of
> Debian stuff changed to an annoying style for Ubuntu, OTOH it's not
> really bad that they do provide some GUIs, there are also some very good
> Windows like GUIs for Suse, another Distro often dissed as the Windows
> of Linux. 3. This "phoning home" isn't just done by Windows, but done by
> a lot of free software too.
> Ubuntu isn't that bad and WGA, Google Analytics etc. are complete
> different to what Ardour wishes to include or Ubuntu still has included,
> btw. for Non-OEM installs you can enable something by Synaptic, by
> checking some boxes, without installing a package.
> I guess most people fear about the watermark. Linux does not mean
> non-commercial at all events and to the benefit of people who PAY for
> OEM products ... but I won't speculate.
> Anyway, Ubuntu has got it's weak points, but regarding to the topic it's
> not like Windows, even if Mark Shuttleworth might be that kind of man
> that Bill Gates might be too, dunno.
> Things that can be used in an evil way, aren't not evil at all events.
Unwanted double negative, just a typo :D.

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