Linked by Oliver on Fri 11th Mar 2011 23:32 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "Now that Linux is the most popular free Unix-like operating system, it shouldn't be a surprise that some projects have begun treating non-Linux operating systems as second-class citizens. This isn't out of contempt for the BSDs or OpenSolaris, it's just a matter of limited manpower: if almost all the users of the application have a Linux operating system and if all the core developers are using Linux themselves, it's difficult to keep supporting other operating systems. But sometimes the choice to leave out support for other operating systems is explicitly made, e.g. when the developers want to implement some innovative features that require functionality that is (at least for now) only available in the Linux kernel."
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TheGZeus
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2010-05-19

Ok, I think I understood _most_ of that.

It's not about "meeting my criteria" it's "making sense".

How can I/we be expected to reply with accuracy to what you're trying to say, when what you're _actually_ saying makes no logical sense?

It's not fair to anyone if I'm guessing as to your exact meaning. If it was in your mother tongue, and google spat out garbage, I could find someone who actually spoke both English and <foo>. Wouldn't be that hard. You should probably do that.


Again, I'm not saying "SPEAK ENGLISH RIGHT OR DIE!!!" I'm saying "English is a shite language, and so you're not speaking it properly. As such I cannot say I got any point you may have been making with any veracity".

As an aside, I'm honestly curious what you intended by "Bio? No, thanks. Not a vegetarian".
I'm sure the joke's pretty funny in whatever language in which it started, but in English it doesn't really work.

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