[rescue] Sparc based distro's - WAS:Re: Martin is at it again

Carl R. Friend crfriend at rcn.com
Tue Jun 4 15:37:10 CDT 2013

    On Tue, 4 Jun 2013, Francois Dion wrote:

> That sounds like commercial support... you pay, but you dont really expect
> support. It takes me less time to fix an issue than to even get to a human
> over the phone. I've seen issues languish for years with no resolution. So
> I dont think it can be any worse, really.

    The big problem with fixing the commercial stuff is that there's
almost always a clause in the license agreement -- which can be a
legally-binding contract -- prohibiting reverse-engineering, and how
are you going to fix something without some level of reverse-
engineering involved?

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