Ubuntu getting overbranded?
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Mon Sep 25 20:30:01 UTC 2006
Joel Bryan Juliano wrote:
> Ubuntu is getting really great, but it's also getting really overbranded,
> every package are named package-1.0-123ubuntu123, which is in other
> distribution have only -i386 suffix.
That is one seriously mind-bogglingly nit-picky complaint. Packages have
ubuntu suffixes to differentiate them from their Debian cousins.
> Launchpad translation only direct to specific distribution versus generic
> translations for use with debian, redhat, or any other distributions. Same
> with getting help online.
??? There doesn't seem to be a complaint or even a question there...
> And now, things are getting really complicated with super dependencies
> with apt, with ubuntu-meta.
That I'll agree with - but that's always been the case. It certainly isn't
something that has only recently occurred?
> With these things, I'm wondering, is this really open source...
Do you have a clue what "open source" means? None of this affects Ubuntu's
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