<OT> ubuntu bad press

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Fri Aug 26 05:15:04 UTC 2011

On 26/08/11 13:12, Rashkae wrote:
> On 08/25/2011 11:00 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> However, nothing says we can't have our cake and eat it too.  Perhaps
>>> what you should be asking for, and expecting to get, is a backports 
>>> repo
>>> for LTS that keeps popular applications up to date.  That, I think,
>>> would be a very very good addition to Ubuntu LTS.  Especially in these
>>> dark days ahead of desktop upheaval.
>> Exactly... I didn't use that term and I should have. I don't expect to
>> see Java 7 anytime soon, but the latest stable secure version of Java 6
>> should be a given, without exposing my root user via synaptic to a
>> private repo. anonymous just loves that.
> So after all that sniping, we agree to agree?  That's rather 
> anti-climatic.

Yeah, it is rather..... But then his handbag is bigger, always contains 
half a brick and he can swing it harder :-) .

But, wait! I see that NoOp has now decided to throw his hat into the 
ring! :-)


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