[PD] Very large patches unstable?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Thu Dec 3 19:25:46 CET 2009

On Dec 3, 2009, at 5:53 AM, Matteo Sisti Sette wrote:

> Jonathan Wilkes escribió:
>>> Well, exagerating on purpose, I said "doesn't work" not to
>>> mean "is inoperable" but rather "doesn't work 100% as
>>> expected". Even if this is very questionable, it was in
>>> relation to the comparison with "hardware" commercial
>>> products, where usually even small defects give you the
>>> right to have the product replaced.
>> But in the hardware example, you're paying money for a product,
> Exactly, that's why I said that _if you buy_ software you should  
> "demand" that it works. Obviously that doesn't hold for free  
> software you don't pay for, that was my point.

If you pay for Free Software, then you can also demand that it works.   
Since you want to make demands, I suggest paying someone to listen to  
them :)



Information wants to be free.    -Stewart Brand

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