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Date:      Sun, 12 Sep 1999 13:57:20 -0700
From:      "David Schwartz" <davids@webmaster.com>
To:        "Brett Glass" <brett@lariat.org>, "Jay Nelson" <jdn@acp.qiv.com>, <freebsd-chat@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: Brett or no Brett?
Message-ID:  <000001befd61$6769baf0$021d85d1@youwant.to>
In-Reply-To: <4.2.0.58.19990912134942.04a5d7a0@localhost>

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> But, just out of curiosity, why do you disagree with the notion of
> egalitarianism -- or at least even-handedness -- where distributions are
> concerned? If FreeBSD becomes known as, effectively, the property of
> Walnut Creek CDROM, it will almost certainly dampen contributors'
> desire to contribute. They will realize that they are working not for the
> good of all but -- to a large extent -- for the exclusive benefit
> of Walnut Creek CDROM. This would not be a good thing, and therefore the
> impediments to the creation of alternative distributions should
> be removed.

	Bluntly, if two things are not equally good, it is not sensible to treat
them equally.

	DS



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