making deals with M$
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Sun Jun 8 02:02:23 UTC 2008
On Saturday 07 June 2008 21:53:10 Mark Fink wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 9:29 PM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com>
> > On Saturday 07 June 2008 21:18:09 Mark Fink wrote:
> >> On Sat, Jun 7, 2008 at 8:03 PM, Richard A. Johnson
> >> <nixternal at kubuntu.org> wrote:
> >> > On Saturday 07 June 2008, Mark Fink wrote:
> >> > [...]
> >> >
> >> > | Just like OpenSuSE != Novell, but no one in their right mind would
> >> > | want to run that distro due to the taint for the same reason!
> >> >
> >> > Anybody in their uneducated right mind probably. I run openSUSE and
> >> > run it happily I might add. Lets take a breath here and step back from
> >> > the FUD button on your keyboard.
> >> Spoken like a true Microvell shill.
> > Right, because ad hominen attacks are the best way to hold a productive
> > discussion.
> > In case you don't know, Richard Johnson is a volunteer Kubuntu developer.
> > He is an active MOTU. He is on both the Kubuntu and MOTU councils
> > (these are community run entities that help the greater Ubuntu community
> > get stuff done). He leads the entire Kubuntu documentation effort. He's
> > currently up for core-dev.
> > We kid him about using Vista on IRC, but he devotes countless hours to
> > free software development.
> > Who the heck are you and what have you done for FOSS lately except engage
> > in random ad hominem attacks on people who are busy actually getting work
> > done?
> just because I'm not a programmer doesn't mean my opinion isn't worth
> as much or more than yours (I'm clearly better informed about these
> issues having read boycottnovell and having discussed issues with Roy
So by definition, I guess you're better informed than anyone that disagrees
with you. Lovely. Just because people do not agree with you doesn't mean
they are ignorant.
> As far as Richard Johnson being a core-dev, sounds pretty scary that
> you let someone so in love with Microvell to contaminate Ubuntu.
Sounds like it's time for you to find a new distro then. Have fun with that.
I'm sure Canonical will miss all that revenue from the support contracts you
Seriously, it's Free software. If you don't like it here, find somewhere
that's more comfortable for you.
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