[ubuntu-uk] BooHoo Yahoo

Josh Blacker jkblacker at gmail.com
Sun May 6 11:52:24 BST 2007


Google's Picasa is quite good in my experience (and have an ubuntu
client running under an integrated, tweaked wine), but doesn't offer
nearly as many of the features of Flickr, I'm afraid, but its
desktop-web integration is useful.

Josh

On 5/6/07, TheVeech <theveech at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yahoo's reported merger/takeover talks with MS means it's open (!) to
> selling its independence to the highest bidder.  That it's MS they're
> talking with just emphasises my original stupidity and
> short-sightedness.  I should have been more savvy to the long-term
> threat of something like this, especially before parting with cash.
>
> But now I've got to start looking at the alternatives on offer to the
> various services of theirs that I've used.  I'm mainly looking for an
> alternative to Flickr!, though a list of alternatives to all their
> offerings would be helpful for trying something new and for when I come
> across people who are also facing the threat of having the rug pulled
> from beneath them.  This would also be handy to distribute if or when
> the deal goes through.
>
> Anyone use/recommend free alternatives?  I'm about to start the process
> of researching this, but anyone's knowledge and experiences would be a
> big help.
>
>
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