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Re: [trinity-devel] Re: OpenBSD port proposition

From: /dev/ammo42 <mickeytintincolle@...>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 00:18:33 +0100
Le Sun, 13 Nov 2011 17:37:53 -0500,
Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...> a écrit :

> On Nov 13, 2011 4:15 PM, "/dev/ammo42" <mickeytintincolle@...>
> wrote:
> >
> > Le Sun, 13 Nov 2011 15:48:12 -0500,
> > Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...> a écrit :
> >
> > > I see many projects are against supporting other FOSS systems,
> > > but I think we need to take all the patches we can. Until there
> > > is a reason not to, we should do it. This goes for distros as
> > > well. By allowing development on all platforms it also helps
> > > expose issues (think about all the FTBFS we get on fedora but not
> > > ubuntu :P)
> > Personally I didn't really see such opinions against supporting
> > non-GNU/Linux FOSS systems, except for Lennart Poettering who seems
> > to think every open source project should support only the latest
> > (and supposedly superior to everything else) Fedora/RHEL and let
> > other platforms die in hell.
> 
> Not to mention our friend cough cough Martin grasslin who posted such
> an encouraging post earlier this month.
> 
> He seems to think all systems aren't worth it.
> 
> Sad Really
> 
> http://blog.martin-graesslin.com/blog/2011/08/thoughts-about-kde-plasma-on-non-linux-systems/
He forgot the existence of the NVIDIA driver for FreeBSD, which offers
the same functionality as the Linux one… KMS is not a goal but a means
of having good graphics drivers (even if I wouldn't personally praise
the stability of the Intel drivers from stable Slackware).
> > >
> > > Calvin Morrison
> >
> >
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