[Wolves] FOSS, who's it for? Us or them?

dick_turpin dick_turpin at archlinux.us
Tue Sep 16 11:15:25 UTC 2008

Adam Sweet wrote:
> As far as I know, Chrome for Linux is not finished yet but is in
> development. You can compile it yourself if you want but people say it's
> just not ready yet. Google has hit the biggest market first and will
> follow with Linux and Mac versions. I guess the wine effort is for
> people who don't want to wait.
Um why should we wait? Didn't the code originate from the 'Community'? 
or am I being picky?
> Not a failure of freedom as such, just a misunderstanding on your part I
> think. When the Linux version comes out, then we'll see. It makes sense
> to focus engineering time on releasing to the largest market first and
> then adding the smaller markets. I think most businesses would see it
> that way while members of the smaller markets who have to wait may not.
So Linux is not 'main line' then? But the code is! Interesting.
> Ad
> PS Re your blog post about the Dell Inspiron Mini, it will be available
> with Ubuntu in the next month or so, as will alternative hardware
> configuration options. I think you have comments disabled.
Yes to stop the uninformed making assumptions, I've already had this 
conversation with Dave, I think as an authorized reseller I have a 
little more insight as to what Dell is doing than the average Internet 
I've spoken with our Dell account manager and what I've written is 
correct as of the time I posted it.

(Said I was in a biting babies mood) ;-)

More information about the Wolves mailing list