Is 9.10 a black eye for Ubuntu?

Colin Law clanlaw at
Mon Nov 16 13:57:46 UTC 2009

2009/11/16 Robert Spanjaard <spamtrap at>:
> On Mon, 16 Nov 2009 11:36:27 +0000, Colin Law wrote:
>> 2009/11/16 Robert Spanjaard <spamtrap at>:
>>> ...
>>> But the 'secret' is in the headers. I'm using Pan 0.133, while Jaunty
>>> still had 0.132.
>> Could you not have manually upgraded Pan on Jaunty?
> Ofcourse I could have. But why would I? Version 0.132 could handle
> multipart pictures quite well (which is important when you try to follow
> some photograph-groups), while 0.133 fails to display them.
> And people who like to install things manually probably have more suitable
> distros to choose from than Ubuntu.

You might have done it in order to mislead readers into thinking you
were using Karmic when actually you were a secret Jaunty user.  I
myself regularly study mail headers to see which version of Pan is in
use in order to check for OS version.



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