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Date:      Wed, 07 Mar 2012 22:28:42 +0000
From:      John <freebsd@growveg.net>
To:        David Jackson <djackson452@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Still having trouble with package upgrades
Message-ID:  <4F57E11A.8020503@growveg.net>
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On 07/03/2012 18:56, David Jackson wrote:
> You have just now declared complete indifference to and alienated about 99%
> of the potential user base and their needs, those who could care less about
> compiling source and messing with compiler options.

You're forgetting that one size does *not* fit all. There are many
systems and much hardware out there that needs to be tweaked before it
will "just work". And there is some hardware that is non-free and will
not work without some software or firmware blob. And it's "couldn't care
less" not "could".
-- 
freebsd at growveg dot net



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