Colony 4 report

Ivan Krstic krstic at
Mon Sep 19 09:53:44 CDT 2005

Sandis Neilands wrote:
> Is there a wiki that describes, why can't ubuntu  you ship ubuntu with 
> mp3 support?

For the same reason that no other free distribution (free as in beer)
cannot. This has been rehashed on this list ad nauseam; search the
archives if you're interested.

> Don't know why people thinks of beagle as some kind of life savor. Most
> people can live without it.

I don't think anyone particularly sees it as a lifesaver - it's simply
an extraordinarily useful utility. I'm sure you understand that whether
people can "live without something" is an absolutely terrible criterion
for software inclusion in a user-oriented distribution like Ubuntu.


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