[aur-general] catalyst-beta removed/take care of illegal stuff!

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 11:31:19 EST 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 3:51 AM, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Tue, 03 Mar 2009 08:59:45 +0100
> "Markus Heuser" <mheuser at mi.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> Hey,
>> > I don't think it make any difference. Why companies should care
>> > about Arch or it's petition?
>> Because we are the users and we have paid for their cards! We do have
>> the right to demand a working driver (which actually is ridiculous
>> since you can't operate your card without a driver). I don't see any
>> reason why linux users should be second class users.
>> Our money is of the same worth as anyone elses.
> I did not follow this discussion at all, but probably you have paid for
> hardware that is warranted to work on several OS's, but not on
> Linux.  If so , you have the right to "ask", "recommend", "inform" but
> not to "demand".

I was going to say something similar. That is probably lists OSes it
works on on the side of the box, and the onus is on you ensure you buy
proper hardware. Otherwise it's like putting kerosene in your car and
then demanding the car maker makes it work.

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