[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu - Wrong Direction?

Gareth France gareth.france at gmail.com
Fri Dec 2 13:39:50 UTC 2011

If I had hands? You don't?

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 1:33 PM, scoundrel50a <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 02/12/11 13:28, Alan Bell wrote:
>> On 02/12/11 13:17, scoundrel50a wrote:
>>> I watch the IRC channels quite a lot, and I would say 60% of the time
>>> its chatting about nothing, and the rest is support if the person is
>>> understood......it can be very daunting on there
>> #ubuntu isn't chatting about nothing, it is all support (and people
>> behaving badly and then being guided in how to be less childish - this is a
>> problem and there is a substantial team of operators trying to keep it
>> under control). #ubuntu-uk is a little more relaxed and friendly, but
>> support questions are answered.
>>  Alan told the op, either like it or go, which is basically the same
>>> thing like it or lump it, and if like me you arent computer literate and do
>>> need help, seeing that doesnt help.....and if you noticed, that op hasnt
>>> appeared since
>> these are quite different things, "Like it or lump it" is suggesting that
>> the options are to be happy with it or be unhappy with it. "like it or go"
>> is suggestion the options are to be happy with it or be happy with
>> something else. Twice the happy!
>>> So, people like me who likes Ubuntu, its going to be even more difficult
>>> in the future to get help?
>> not really, it will be much the same, or better
>>> Does that mean you are making Ubuntu into a Business OS?
>> I hope so! Wouldn't it be great if people used Ubuntu at work because it
>> was the most suitable operating system. That doesn't mean you can't use it
>> at home too.
> Oh dear, patronising as well........If I had hands I'd clap them
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