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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] A new distrbution of Free Software for WIndows

From: v_2e
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] A new distrbution of Free Software for WIndows
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 20:24:34 +0300

On Wed, 3 Aug 2011 19:54:12 +0300
Alexey Eromenko <> wrote:

  Why don't you include the Inkscape to this software collections? It
seems to have a considerable potential of being popular among the
Windows users. And it is quite easy to do - there are precompiled
versions on the official web-site:

> Some issues:
> 1. Unfortunately I don't have enough resources to maintain more Free
> versions, such as 'GNU IceCat'.
  What's the actual problem about that? Is it in compiling the IceCat
under Windows? I haven't tried it, but since there is a FireFox for
Windows, it should be possible to build IceCat for Windows too.

> General questions:
> 2. Are you seeing the value of educating Windows crowd the values of
> Free Software ?
  Definitely, yes. It is way more important to *educate* people and
tell them about all the wonderful things free software can give them,
than just "seat them on Ubuntu".


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