new to ubuntu

Mark mhullrich at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 21:06:16 GMT 2010


On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 14:53 +0000, Alan Pope wrote:
>> On 12 November 2010 14:44, Cybe R. Wizard <cyber_wizard at mindspring.com> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 12 Nov 2010 09:22:37 +0000
>> > Alan Pope <popey at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> >> I would recommend NOT giving that URL out.
>> >
>> > Reasoning?  What's wrong with the URL or the manual it hosts?
>>
>> Click it and see for yourself. :)
>>
>> The URL I posted takes you directly to the team who created the ubuntu
>> manual. The page Tapas posted takes you to a system for farming
>> details and generating revenue for the blogger who posted the link
>> originally... and what do you get for that? The same Ubuntu manual,
>> but via a system generating revenue for someone who does absolutely
>> zero for the ubuntu manual team.
>
> I absolutely loathe that kind of garbage happening on the net. Ric
>
Me too - why the hell didn't *I* think of that? First!???

'swhy I'm broke and some ignoranus is getting rich off our clicks....

Mark

(No, that wasn't a typo.)



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