shameful censoring of mono opposition

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Mon Jun 8 14:44:34 UTC 2009

On Monday 08 June 2009 10:30:12 am Remco wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 4:06 PM, Mackenzie Morgan<macoafi at> wrote:
> > Perhaps I misunderstand why the term "application framework" is any better
> > than a pile of libraries and languages that work together, but I think 
it'd be
> > extremely difficult for Microsoft to try to argue that .NET is older than 
> > Qt, C, C++, and Python.
> We're still being a Microsoft technology user, which is what Mark
> Shuttleworth didn't want, and is the reason why Wine is not included
> in Ubuntu. Ubuntu is supposed to be a collection of amazing free
> software, not a gratis Microsoft Windows. Consider that the Windows
> platform nowadays *is* .NET. Win32 is deprecated.

And in using Flash, we're Adobe technology users (even if, like I do, you use 
swfdec instead of Adobe's plugin).  Sometimes pragmatism is needed to gain 
enough users for the critical mass that would let us push back.

Mackenzie Morgan
apt-get moo
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