[ubuntu-us-ut] Meerkat Ditching 'aptitude'

MilesTogoe miles.togoe at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 18:18:37 BST 2010

  As Brian Tracey has aptly put:   "you're in danger when you don't 
know, that you don't know, that you don't know"

only problem is that you have to be intelligent to understand this.

On 09/12/2010 09:10 PM, Sam Merrell wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 21:31, Aaron Toponce <aaron.toponce at gmail.com 
> <mailto:aaron.toponce at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 12:07:16PM -0700, MilesTogoe wrote:
>     >    of course if they got rid of the mono lib crap they could fit
>     aptitude and
>     >    build-essential and vim on the main install but why give the
>     open source
>     >    community good open source tools when you can give them MS /
>     Novell crap -
>     >    a real pet peeve re Ubuntu
>     Because mono isn't from Microsoft, and they've told us over and over
>     again that they have no interest in suing end users or developers over
>     the implementation. I know. That means nothing to conspiracy
>     theorists.
>     They'll keep slinging FUD like monkeys slinging dookie.
>     Because of Mono, we have solid applications like gnome-do, banshee,
>     beagle, f-spot, tomboy and many others. Solid applications that make a
>     developers life easy and the end-users life enjoyable.
> Agree with you 100%. I love gnome-do / docky and Tomboy. I'm less 
> concerned about Mono now after Oracle decided to sue Google and burn 
> their credibility with Open Source. MySQL, Open Office and Java are 
> all more concerning issues to me than Mono ever was.

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