Midnight Commander in 8.10

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Oct 30 19:27:50 UTC 2008

On Thu, 30 Oct 2008 11:47:16 +0000 Sean Hodges <seanhodges at bluebottle.com> 
>Phillip Susi wrote:
>> Felix Miata wrote:
>> > How nice for you that you've never had broken X, and never will
>> have, and
>> > never will need to help someone else with broken X.
>> > 
>> >> So no, I don't think MC _needs_ to be anywhere.
>> > 
>> > Right. You'll never need it, so no one else should have it either.
>> Ever heard
>> > of the tyranny of the majority?
>> How exactly is mc vital to fixing a broken X?  Your argument seems
>> like 
>> complaining that emacs is not installed on the livecd.  While it is
>> my 
>> favorite editor, I can get by just fine with pico or even vi if I
>> must 
>> for rescue/recovery purposes.
>I might be missing the point here, but from reading Felix's previous
>messages, I believe he's more concerned that someone sold him a car
>without a jack...

Well then I guess he got what he paid for.

Seriously, Ubuntu development is very open and community oriented.  There 
is a process for getting stuff promoted and seeded on a CD/DvD.  Anyone can 
join in and give it a shot.

Scott K

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