Why is HAL being made the default when it's not ready?

Bo Grimes boslists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 15:02:04 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 11:26:23PM +0900, Dave M G wrote:
> Bo, Chris, Bill,
> Thank you for responding.
> Bo said:
> > Um...a friendly piece of advice.  Before addressing developers who put
> > together fantastic software that doesn't cost you a dime, you might want to
> > get your facts straight.  I bet your left nut that Intrepid isn't the first
> > Ubuntu to use HAL.  Even if it were, a little humility and gratitude is in
> > order, especially if you upgraded with no backup.
> First, it's not that I haven't identified the problem correctly. The 
> developers have made clear that the new HAL settings are the problem. 
> What I am seeing happen is exactly what is described on the web page I 
> linked to before.

Apologies.  It sounded /to me/ like you thought HAL was just being
introduced to Ubuntu when you meant something like "new implimentaion of."

Hope you get it working.


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