KDE 3.5.6 released w Kubuntu packages

Donn donn.ingle at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 06:53:11 GMT 2007


On Tuesday 30 January 2007 02:36, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Please don't CC me, it's rude.  This is a _list_.
Didn't do it intentionally. I usually hit 'a' in kmail and it fills in the 
fields. Anyway, didn't know 'CC' was rude.

> I didn't say that - but you asked that Ubuntu put up a disclaimer that
> would be untrue.
And I argued why I thought it was not untrue. Anyway it's a conversation and 
nothing more. Cool down.

> So?  You've unfavorably compared us to Windows.  How would you get the
> latest Firefox on Windows?  I haven't tried to get it myself - I'm prepared
> to wait for it to show up in Ubuntu - but if I want Firefox 2, I would like
> to bet that I can get a copy OFF THE SAME PAGE as the Windows download.
I have answered this question many times in this thread.

> _Everything_ that's available for Ubuntu is available in tarballs that can
> be installed on your system.   ./configure; make; sudo make install.  Done.
Sure, not the point.

> This is the usual anti-Linux argument.  Set up a straw man comparing
> Windows and Linux, then show that Linux doesn't do something - invariably a
> closer analysis shows Windows doesn't either.
You need to chill. There's no need for aggression. I am not setting up 
strawmen or being anti-linux, read the thread.

We have been asked not to continue this in kubuntu-users. I had to reply to 
your post because I don't take well to off-the-cuff attacks. I won't post 
here again.


/d



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