<OT> ubuntu bad press
wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 05:29:10 UTC 2011
On Thu, 2011-08-25 at 23:12 -0400, 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.
Most disagreements are usually just a matter of perception with the use
of the English Language. When I immigrate to Mars, it won't matter. The
Martians communicate with farts and tap-dancing. Their technology, with
regards to on-line conferencing, is light years ahead of our own.
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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