[kubuntu-users] Re: KDE 3.5.6 released w Kubuntu packages

Donn donn.ingle at gmail.com
Sat Jan 27 18:00:05 GMT 2007


> It's pointless to debate about the 
> *why* of any of this. 
This is where I have to ask -- why? What's wrong with asking this question? If 
we cannot ask certain questions and expect reasonable debate about them in a 
rational manner then things just ain't as open as they seem.

> Just accept the facts as they are so obviously 
> presented, and if you don't like the look of the facts, change them.  We
> all have the tools at our disposal to do what distro maintainers do, and
> there are hundreds of distros out there due in large part to exactly the
> same sort of thing.
This is part of the problem really -- Too many distros and too many 
sub-distros within each. IMHO each release of Ubuntu is a new distro -- one 
that gets "left behind" in time.

Look, I don't want to get a reputation for constantly bitching about this 
thing. I wanted to have a frank and clear conversation about it but I see 
feathers get ruffled almost immediately. That tells me it's a sore-point and 
that's all the answer I need. 
Hopefully it's such a blatant problem that teams of very experienced, 
organized and cabable people (like the good people who *already* bring us 
Ubuntu) can see it and start to think along those lines.

/d



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