Thank you for your "Help"!!

Edward Meeker dreduardo333 at
Sun Jul 22 06:31:35 BST 2007

To ad to this discussion. both the Kubuntu and
Ubuntu web sites have stated that this is an effort to get Linux to the people.
The attitude expressed in the suggestion that there should be little
time taken with those who are beginning is an
obvious contradiction.

On 7/19/07, Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
> Tim Johnson wrote:
> >  Derek reminds me of my business partner. He has  rough exterior, but a
> >  heart of gold.
> Aw, shucks.  I'm getting all misty eyed.
> > <..>
> >> Again, I disagree.  Linux is NOT out to get market share.  Most of us
> >> couldn't care less about the market.
> >
> >   In my venue, I don't make it part of my business plan to gear for
> >   an increased linux market share - but here's what's interesting:
> >
> >   I have friends and relatives who work for Microsoft (in one case) and
> >   in Microsoft - based development who are of the opinion that an
> >   increased market share of linux resources would be good for everyone,
> >   including Microsoft itself.
> Probably true, but I really don't know many linux users who worry about
> market share - if it happens, it happens.  Of course, some of the Linux
> _companies_ need to think about it.
> >
> >  And if I'm posting in HTML, slap me with a wet noodle! (Just migrated
> >  from mutt)
> I just read in text, and if you post from a half-decent mail program that
> provides a legible and quoted "text/plain" part, I'll never know if you
> posted in HTML.
> --
> derek
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