Ubuntu in the OSDL Desktop linux survey

Dmitry Mityugov dmitry.mityugov at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 04:52:51 UTC 2005

On 10/13/05, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> Dmitry Mityugov wrote:
> > On 10/12/05, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> >> Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
> >>
> >> > http://developer.osdl.org/dev/dtl/survey/start.shtml
> >>
> >> Brilliant.  In Konqueror, this survey presents me with _exactly_ the same
> >> three questions on every page.  It works fine in IE :-(
> >
> > I believe Ubuntu is about Gnome, not KDE, so there's no need to report
> > to its creator about KDE problems. BTW, I finished my survey in
> > Firefox just fine.
> You clearly don't have a clue.  Ubuntu is about Linux.  Kubuntu is not
> Ubuntu's main direction, but it IS a supported option.  Given that (and the
> fact that this is not even a Ubuntu survey, it's an OSDL _LINUX_ survey) it
> is VERY much apropos that the survey doesn't support one of the two
> standard Linux browsers.
> All that said, unlike a number of posters here, I'm not actually expecting
> Mark Shuttleworth to be reading this list.  He asked people to _mail_
> him...  I wasn't reporting "to it's creator", I was blowing off steam about
> Linux surveys that don't support Linux browsers.
> If the responses given here (that it's not a problem because it works in
> Firefox) are any indication of typical Linux users, then it's no surprise
> at all that the world at large thinks Linux will never be a threat on the
> desktop because they don't believe we're capable of cooperation over things
> like desktop (or browser) standards.

OK, on a more constructive course: do you have cookies enabled in Konqueror?

Dmitry Mityugov, St. Petersburg, Russia
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"We live less by imagination than despite it" - Rockwell Kent, "N by E"

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