Food For Thought
ub.untu at btinternet.com
Fri May 31 08:21:50 UTC 2013
On 31/05/13 09:15, Jackson Doak wrote:
> that bug must have been a joke to start with, it's evolved, possibly
> for the worst.
> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 5:14 PM, Elfy <ub.untu at btinternet.com
> <mailto:ub.untu at btinternet.com>> wrote:
> On 31/05/13 01:55, Stephen Michael Kellat wrote:
> I commend the article by John C. Dvorak at the following link
> to the team for consideration:
> Mr. Dvorak reacts in the article to the closing of Launchpad
> Bug #1 today by Mark Shuttleworth with a "Fix Released" which
> was explained here:
> I concur with Mr. Dvorak that while technical superiority is
> great the problem is marketing and sales. I additionally
> agree that a shift back to a mainframe-dominated computing
> paradigm seems to be in the cards much as Mr. Dvorak and I
> discussed about five years ago. Mr. Dvorak's remarks fall in
> line with comments by Software Freedom Conservacy President
> Bradley Kuhn here:
> As we begin the Saucy Salamander cycle, perhaps we need to
> consider what a world would look like with major deployments
> of Xubuntu in 100 to 1,000 seat environments. What would that
> look like? How would we position that? What is the value we
> bring in today's computing world with our technological
> Again, these are just things to think about as we dig into ops
> this cycle.
> Stephen Michael Kellat
> Sorry - I thought it was a ridiculous bug in 2007 when I first saw it.
> Now it's been marked it's causing arguments about whether it
> should have been or not - even more ridiculous.
> Ubuntu Forum Council Member
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Not sure it was a joke - but I'm not sure taking seriously as a bug
helps much - and people complaining about it is worse imho.
Anyway - wasted enough time on this now.
If there's a real reason behind this mail I'd prefer to see it as such
and not mixed up with the bug reports.
Ubuntu Forum Council Member
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