Kubuntu vs. Ubuntu

David McGlone david.mcglone at att.net
Wed Sep 19 23:22:41 BST 2007


On Wednesday 19 September 2007 6:04:04 pm Steven Vollom wrote:
> David McGlone wrote:
> > On Wednesday 19 September 2007 1:15:11 pm Douglas Phillipson wrote:
> >> Steven Vollom wrote:
> >>> Stew Schneider wrote:
> >>>> Nils Kassube wrote:
> >>>>> Reading all those stories from you oldtimers, I'm still waiting for
> >>>>> somebody to tell us how she / he discussed the design of the
> >>>>> difference engine with Charles Babbage :))
> >>>>
> >>>> Charles was terribly stubborn and wouldn't listen to me, but I can
> >>>> humbly confess to having designated the bottom of a filesystem tree
> >>>> as "root". At the time, everyone was calling it "bottom", but I
> >>>> suggested that since we were all geeks, too much talk of "mounting
> >>>> the bottom" would make us laugh backwards, resulting in snorty noises.
> >>>>
> >>>> I think we made the right decision.
> >>>>
> >>>> stew
> >>>
> >>> I'm making snorting noises.
> >>> Steven
> >>
> >> Could this non-kubuntu discussion be taken elsewhere please?
> >
> > Now I'm snorting ;-)
>
> I've changed, now I am chortling.

If I was literate enough to have known what chortling was, I would have joined 
you. Too late now.


-- 
David M.

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that has to put in their .02 cents
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