Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Oct 2010 19:00 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Well, this is sure to raise a few eyebrows here and there. Today, at the Ubuntu Developer Summit, Mark Shuttleworth held his keynote speech, and in it, he announced that Ubuntu will switch to the Unity user interface come release, for both the netbook as well as the desktop, leaving the GNOME user interface behind (but keeping the GNOME platform).
Thread beginning with comment 447193
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Bill Shooter of Bul
Member since:
2006-07-14

Point #1: I'm not berating anyone.

Point #2: That's exactly what I would have done, politely asked him why he felt that way. I would have done it because I'm usually a rational person who does not respond to agitation with agitation, or at least I delude myself into thinking I would like to be such a person. However, most people are not so even keeled, fuelling the flames. I'm not asking for a white paper, graphs, or a code level analysis. Just a I dislike product X because of Y.


PS. You really think flame wars are productive? Its like US politics in a microcosm, everyone shouts their opinion past each other assuming ill intent from all.

Reply Parent Score: 2

RE[10]: Comment by mrAmiga500
by sorpigal on Wed 27th Oct 2010 12:36 in reply to "RE[9]: Comment by mrAmiga500"
sorpigal Member since:
2005-11-02

You really think flame wars are productive?

Absolutely yes. You learn many things about those involved, at the least, and I find that more truth is to be found in raw, heated exchanges than in polite discourse.

Granted, and as I said before, it's not the most productive sort of communication, but there is certainly real merit in it.

Its like US politics in a microcosm, everyone shouts their opinion past each other assuming ill intent from all.

This is a low blow--flame wars are nothing like that level of worthless.

Reply Parent Score: 2