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    Re: New user feelings (Score: 0)
    by Anonymous on Friday, January 25 @ 14:18:36 GMT

    Personally I’d rather want the developers to work on technical issues, than to be a free support line for companies.

    Companies are a commercial entity. They shouldn’t have trouble getting commercial support for Debian (or linux in general).

    If they don’t want to do that, (or can’t) they have the option of studying it on their own or posting to user oriented mailing lists. I know for instance a company that have an employee or two learning it thoroughly, and if anyone in the company has a question about Debian or Linux, they just direct their question to those employees.

    Look at it this way: the more developers have to spend time responding to emails from well-meaning users, the less time they can devote to actually _work_ on the damn thing.

    And i’m sure the devs respond/interact if you have valid concerns or wishlists. After all, that’s what the public bug tracking system is for.

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    Re: New user feelings (Score: 1)
    by DanielS on Friday, January 25 @ 23:01:58 GMT
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    I’m using Debian in a commercial grounding. If people want to use Debian in a commercial grounding, then why don’t they contract out support, or hire DDs/NMs?

    I’m sure Debian can’t suffer from a commercial presence, but I don’t care about the commercial presence, unless it’s within the context of my job that pays my bills.

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    Re: New user feelings (Score: 1)
    by DanielS on Friday, January 25 @ 23:02:34 GMT
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    As for the article being rejected, there was no need for it. It was already posted as a comment.

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