Comment 29 for bug 723831

Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

I don't think the slider is a good idea.
 - It's conflating two different things: 1) proprietary bits (Flash, proprietary video drivers) and 2) free-but-problematic-because-of-patents (MP3, DVD).
 - It's simply not a scale: trying to weigh the usefulness is heavily dependent on who is using Ubuntu.
 - I appreciate that we're trying to think of intuitive ways to give the user choice, but why does choice A include choice B and C? Ie: if I want to play DVDs, why do I have to use proprietary video drivers?