<OT> ubuntu bad press

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 05:41:26 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-08-26 at 15:15 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
> 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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