[Ubuntu-PH] Should we be bothered?

Charles Yao ccyao at greenleecp.com
Thu Nov 16 08:17:38 UTC 2006


I agree with your Franz, if "forced" yung usage ng FOSS, hindi din ako agree, and I dont think anyone onthis list will. Freedom and choice is the whole point of FOSS.

Franz Allan Valencia See <franz.see at gmail.com> wrote: kung tama ang pagkaka-Quote ng inq7.net, sa tingin ko "forced" nga ang
gusto ng bill na yun.

At kung force nga, di ako sang ayon don. parang katungali yun ng isa
sa mga inaAdvoate ng mga OSS na freedom e. kaya nga nilabas yung code
e, para may freedom yung mga tao kung ano gagawin nila don sa software
mo (aaralin, eenhance, etc).

On 11/15/06, Jopes  wrote:
> Puwede po bang paki-analyze yung bill po? Kasi hindi naman ata "forced"
> usage of FOSS ang mangyayari eh. Parang sa UP siguro. If you can pay for the
> licenses, and u have excess budget for that, why not buy it. As for
> givernment agencies na hanggang ngayon ay pirated ang Windows copy, mahusay
> na i-push ang ganitong batas.
>
>
> On 11/16/06, Charles Yao  wrote:
> >
> > Srry to say this, but as a user, FOSS is not necessarily more efficient.
> It does have benefits. For the ordinary user, the problem with drivers and
> compatibility with common software is still a problem. Maybe from a
> programmers view FOSS is more efficient, as he can play around with the
> software. But the end user just want something that works out of the box
> without any hassles. This is one of the problems I encounter in my company,
> Im reluctant to add  more Ubuntu machines since im not sure if the will work
> with the current printer scanners etc that we have. the last time I did it
> it took me weeks before everything worked, compared to alsmost immediately
> on our macs and windows machines.
> >
> > Change is inevitable, but change to what? If FOSS wants to be the dominant
> force in desktop or server computing it still has a long way to go.
> especially on the desktop side.
> >
> > Jerome Gotangco < jgotangco at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > There are just some people who prefer to stay in their comfort zones.
> > One of the basic rules of life is that change is always inevitable.
> > Unfortunately, most of the software industry, especially those very
> > comfortable in their spheres, prefer it their way instead of the
> > efficient way.
> >
> > I am not saying that FOSS is the most efficient, but it has proven to
> > be with proper handling and study. More brains are always better than
> > a few paid ones. Passion is a differentiating factor.
> >
> > Jerome
> >
> >
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