[OFFTOPIC] Re: where do I find w32 codecs and java

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 17:06:54 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-24 at 07:59 -0300, Pablo Barrera wrote:
> 2010/8/23 Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com>
>         On Mon, 2010-08-23 at 20:16 -0300, Pablo Barrera wrote:
>         >
>         > About Oracle, the dead of Java is coming faster and faster,
>         but we
>         > still have python, php, C++ and others. Was spected from
>         > that Larry ellison position, would be "destroy open
>         source",  because
>         > "cloud computing" is making the war between free and non
>         free an "old
>         > war of geeks".
>         Strange, back in 1999, Larry Ellison had about 30 Oracle
>         employees
>         stationed full time at Red Hat, while they were still in the
>         RTP
>         (Research Triangle Park) North Carolina. We were running
>         Oracle
>         in-house. Is the affair over?? Ric
> times change, as companies changes its direction, red hat becomes an
> agressive company similar to oracle, 
> displiting and making threats to stop the grow of fedora community,
> tying the distro to their corporate needs..
> Red Hat was bright in times of Mathew Szulick, right now, is another
> Mc Donalds, threathing community with 
> "color glasses" 

I hail from the days of Bob Young. When Mathew came on board, his cube
was several down from mine. But, he wasn't a Bob Young type. Good guy,
don't get me wrong, but there was less skate-boarding in the halls and
networked Quake after he arrived. He was just more serious, and with the
IPO, he had to be. Different styles. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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