[LAD] Releasing source code is not enough, I think...
brummer- at web.de
Sat Jan 25 06:55:20 UTC 2014
Am 24.01.2014 18:31, schrieb IOhannes m zmölnig:
> On 01/21/2014 07:10 PM, Filipe Coelho wrote:
>>> Linux does provide ways to downgrade and to restore from backups.
> "linux" (as in 'kernel') does not provide anything related to that.
> concerning "linux" (as in 'distribution') i can only speak for one:
> Debian explicitely does *not* support downgrading. my experience with
> ubuntu is small, but i gather that it doesn't even properly support
Debian didn't support downgrade, but they provide way's to do it. (dpkg)
Running sid, makes it necessary from time to time to downgrade some
>> tablets are a different ecosystem, we should ignore it here.
> different to what?
> a considerable amount of computers sold are "tablets" there days.
> a considerable amount of tablets are running "linux" these days.
> as a matter of fact, i think this entire discussion makes *most* sense
> in "tablet world".
similar projects exist for some time now, and may be go to some nice
result, when driven carefully. Ignoring "corner-case user" is surly not
the way to go , see here:
> Zero Install is a decentralised cross-distribution software
> installation system. Other features include full support for shared
> libraries (with a SAT solver for dependency resolution), sharing
> between users, and integration with native platform package managers.
> It supports both binary and source packages, and works on Linux, Mac
> OS X, Unix and Windows systems. It is fully Open Source.
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