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

It's beyond me not understanding, it's what they're saying being intensely unclear.

Especially since this is _a troll_.

In my experience trolls like to be unclear. It gives them weasel-room.

From post one this humanoid was stupid, hostile and aggressive. If you're going to be a moronic jerk, at least be clear about what you're being wrong about.

"flying over the Internet"? What?

I know people in most regions of Europe, and people that speak the Asian languages I do not.
It's not hard for me to get an accurate translation of something, for free, in an hour or two. At most a day.
Your circle of friends is more narrow? That's common.

I'd ask for the portions of the posts that made no sense to be explained, but in my experience on this site when you do that the gibberish gets worse, and comes with insults.

I'm left with replying to every theoretically possible meaning of a given paragraph in a bunch of if/then statements. If I'm going to waste my time, I'd rather waste it learning a new language.

Edited 2011-03-12 21:38 UTC

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