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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#21 Post by anticapitalista » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:15 pm

duane wrote:I agree as well. The idea that MX is a product just makes me cringe.
The ideology behind MX is quite important to me.
What do you think the ideology behind MX is?
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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#22 Post by Adrian » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:16 pm

anticapitalista wrote:What do you think the ideology behind MX is?
"It just works" :)

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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#23 Post by anticapitalista » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:29 pm

Adrian wrote:
anticapitalista wrote:What do you think the ideology behind MX is?
"It just works" :)
'It' being the product we produce i.e. a distro ? :)
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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#24 Post by timkb4cq » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:21 pm

I hadn't given the Main mxlinux.org page much attention, it's not my area of responsibility or interest, so I generally go right to the forum.
Now, that I've better explored it, I still don't care whether or not MX Linux is called a Product, but "Products" as the header for that drop-down menu isn't very descriptive of what's in it. "About MX-Linux" would be better. And I agree that the "Buy" link in it's current context can give the wrong initial impression, although the Odisc service itself is valuable for a lot of people and we do need the link.
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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#25 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:06 pm

Adrian wrote:
anticapitalista wrote:What do you think the ideology behind MX is?
"It just works" :)
Amen bruddah
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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#26 Post by uncle mark » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:17 pm

anticapitalista wrote: What do you think the ideology behind MX is?
To keep Jerry off the streets and out of the pool halls?
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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#27 Post by dolphin_oracle » Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:23 pm

uncle mark wrote:
anticapitalista wrote: What do you think the ideology behind MX is?
To keep Jerry off the streets and out of the pool halls?
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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#28 Post by i_ri » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:02 pm

hello qwertyblahblah and hello everyone
the exchange about product is from the consumer side.
From the mechanic's side of production things are produced by investors. producers of materials, fund$, time, and talent invest to create a product of the producers.
a project does not sound final nor formal. project is a scaring word.
When MX puts out a Final product it is not a project at that time. it is the product.
Product visibility and availability can be named anything you want about showcasing your talent, the product.
The Final MX product is fantastic talent. The consumer cares not about the materials, funds, or time that went into the product.

Many a person in the pool halls has not been kept out of Who's
Who.

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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#29 Post by i_ri » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:45 am

okay all
back with
"goods"
mx final is a "goods." how about that? Oh Boy is MX the good goods. better goods.
wish to compare reception of our Products as opposed to our goods?

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Re: Site describing MX as a 'product'?

#30 Post by MX-16_fan » Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:10 am

@richb:
richb wrote:Product
noun

a thing produced by labor.
Exactly.

Products can by definition be offered free of charge. For example, when you give an old piece of furniture to your neighbour as a present, that piece of furniture remains to be a product.

The word "product" itself does not necessarily have a commercial implication.

Joint efforts, within an organizing structure, constitute projects. The results of Free/Libre Open Source Software projects are products (unless those projects fail).

IMHO not calling MX-Linux versions and modular parts of it "products" would severely devaluate the labor that the community of project participants invests.


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