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Basil Chupin blchupin at
Fri Nov 12 23:59:53 UTC 2010

On 13/11/2010 08:23, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 13:06 -0800, Mark wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 12:56 PM, Ric Moore<wayward4now at>  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>  wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, 12 Nov 2010 09:22:37 +0000
>>>>> Alan Pope<popey at>  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....
> Nothing gets me to swearing more than waiting on a website to get
> finished sending me to adclick, especially when it's slow to respond.
> The air turns blue around here and I know I'll pay for that when I go to
> meet the Creator of the Universe.<swears again>  Ric

Then why don't you install the appropriate Add-ons for Firefox and avoid 
all this?


"Will the highways of the internet become more few?"
      George W Bush

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