Kubuntu a dist in crisis?
derek at pointerstop.ca
Sun Nov 1 20:43:25 GMT 2009
Clay Weber wrote:
> On Friday 30 October 2009 02:29:33 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
>> O. Sinclair wrote:
>> > Gentlemen, has not this discussion left the topic in question since
>> > quite some time?
>> I sooo hate net police.
> Wow, I wouldn't even consider that even the net Neighborhood Watch :/
I suppose not, but really - threads drift. It's perfectly appropriate, and
it annoys me to no end when somebody decides they don't like where the
discussion has gone and wants everybody else to stop.
>> > If you feel like arguing on about programming languages
>> > I suggest a separate thread or, better yet, another mailing list for
>> > that discussion.
As far as I was concerned, it wasn't an argument about programming languages
at all - it was an argument about whether specific programming languages
could/should be held as the "standard" in Ubuntu. Perhaps it really belongs
in one of the devel-discuss lists, but that's not where it is - and any
attempt to move a thread is just another form of censorship.
>> I suggest the delete key.
> But that sure is a lot of useless reading and deleting. It was a polite
> suggestion, a motion I would like to second.
There's a lot of useless reading and deleting all over the Internet. Good
newsreaders and email clients will let you dump this whole thread with a few
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