Fast personal printing _without_ CUPS

Robert Bonomi bonomi at
Sat Oct 29 01:31:23 UTC 2011

On Sat, 29 Oct 2011 00:44:59 +0200, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote
> On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:27:03 -0500 (CDT), Robert Bonomi wrote:
> > Your insistance on trying to impose -your- standards on the world, and
> > denying them the 'freedom of choice' to make their own decisions on the
> > matter -- e.g. "anyone offering such products should be to some degree 
> > held legally responsible to their worth" -- is a fascist mind-set.
> > You 'know better' than anybody else, what is 'right' _for_ them.  <snort>
> There is a market for those who don't want to think
> before buying, who just want to buy, who want to be
> told what's the "right way". In a free society, it's
> also a freedom to give up the individual choice, as
> strange as it sounds.

Yup.  No argument -- idiots are free to do as they chose.

I, however, object -- *most*strenuously* -- when those self-same fascist 
idiots try to force -their- determination of what is 'right' on me.

> > BTW, I'd _love_ to see Microsoft "held legally respnsible" for _their_
> > product shortcomings.  They'd be out of business in a week at the outside.
> Would benefiting a healthy and free market, which
> means real capitalism (not the stage show we're
> experiencing today). :-)

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