Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Oct 2006 20:49 UTC, submitted by Eugenia
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Is Ubuntu an operating system? Last week at EuroOSCON, Mark Shuttleworth gave the closing keynote outlining what he believes are the major struggles faced by the open-source/free-software community. During his talk, it became clear that Ubuntu is trying to achieve a radical shift in the software world. Ubuntu isn't trying to be a platform for mass-market application software: it is trying to be the primary provider of both the operating system and all the application software that a typical user would want to run on his machine. Most Linux distributions are like this, and I think it is a dangerous trend that will stifle innovation and usability."
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RE: Not well informed
by wylde342 on Thu 5th Oct 2006 22:04 UTC in reply to "Not well informed"
wylde342
Member since:
2005-08-12

*I would also recommend Jenny Craig to the author of the article, but that might be considered a personal attack. ;-)*

You know what, you're a jerk. Until you post a picture of your perfect body, be careful with that. I'll bet you are BEAUTIFUL....

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RE[2]: Not well informed
by sbergman27 on Thu 5th Oct 2006 22:09 in reply to "RE: Not well informed"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

"""You know what, you're a jerk. Until you post a picture of your perfect body..."""

Well, that was not to be taken too seriously.

But, to quote Katherine Hepburn as Eleanor of Aquitaine in "The Lion In Winter":

"You must remember to squint as you aproach or you may be blinded by my beauty!" ;-)

-Steve (Who is 43 years old and walks 3+ miles a day to compensate.)

Edited 2006-10-05 22:20

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