Paul J Collins said the following on Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 10:37:19PM +0000,
> Since most proprietary Linux software is built only for Intel, it
> harms it a great deal. For every piece of no-source software that
> some company releases for Linux, an army of Sparc, Alpha, ARM and
> PowerPC becomes marginally less useful.
Surely the Intel version of the software makes the Intel version of Linux
marginally more useful rather than the other way around.
The usefulness of the other architectures is not harmed in that you can
still do everything you could do before the proprietry software release.
> Until the free software competitior is completed of course.
Lets all sing an Open Source song.
Jerry Connolly Computer Incident Response Team
jerry.connolly at eircom.net Eircom Multimedia
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