[debian-knoppix] Open accounting and Open source

Bill Allombert allomber at math.u-bordeaux.fr
Mon Apr 28 16:26:44 UTC 2003

On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 05:22:04PM -0700, Bruce Perens wrote:
> From: Mark Constable <markc at renta.net>
> > My take: I would also like to contribute as well but I am not
> > interested in GNOME and I quasi-resent Debians lack of installation
> > efforts over the years.
> So, the installer we're talking about is a rewrite of one I did in 1996,
> I think, which was itself a rewrite of one that Ian Murdock did in
> ancient time. I think they entirely replaced my code without
> substantially changing the user interaction. So, I can see why you would
> be frustrated.

Problem is, the first time I have used the Debian installer, I have
immediatly see it was perfect, and I still feel the same. It is one of
the main reason I am a Debian user and developer.

Of course, if you feel it is already perfect, you have few incentive to work
on improving it.


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