[Libre-soc-dev] RFC on mission

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 00:49:05 GMT 2020

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>

> On Sun, Nov 29, 2020 at 9:09 PM Alexandre Oliva <oliva at gnu.org> wrote:
> > Ok to install?
> mmm the answer would have been yes until you highlighted below about
> the meaning behind the word "users".
> > To me, users can be businesses, governments, NGOs, individuals, etc.
> ah.  right.  where "users" when it comes to products tends to be
> implicitly "end-users".  as in: people who buy the products from shops
> and "use" them.
> the better word to cover the case you envisage would i feel be
> "everyone" or "people"
> so we're missing some phrases.  it should be:
>   to maximize the degree of trust that people can place in
>   computing products and appliances.

I actually prefer everyone to people, for what it’s worth. Where one is the
existential qualifier for a person, and everyone is the the set of all
people, as opposed so only some people.


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