ubuntu bulletproof x
pemboa at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 03:42:18 UTC 2007
On 9/2/07, Douglas McClendon <dmc.fedora at filteredperception.org> wrote:
> Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > On 9/2/07, Douglas McClendon <dmc.fedora at filteredperception.org> wrote:
> >> To me, that seems like it might be enough. The fact that ubuntu is
> >> investing so much energy in this, makes me suggest that there might be
> >> something to it.
> > We've no idea how much "energy" Ubuntu is investing in this. We do
> > know they are re-using code available in hwdata as seen in rhl/fedora.
> Cmon man. The fact that you see so much press about 'bulletproof-x'
> does give you "an idea" about how much "energy" ubuntu is investing in this.
> No, it doesn't tell you $1k, or $5k, or $250k, but it does tell you
I'm not much a fan of the "pop" thing, more interested in the "right" thing.
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> And perhaps, if fedora actually respected ubuntu, and kept up with their
> advances, rather than exclusively playing catch up, they wouldn't be
> having their asses handed to them.
What exactly are you talking about? Besides the fact that Fedora and
Ubuntu aren't in competition, you seem to have something in mind.
> Yes, I know redhat has learned well from microsoft, that the way to be
> successful is to let others do the expensive trailblazing, and then only
> copy the trails that led to success, rather than those that led to
Feel free to ask some kernel maintainer how much Canonical contributes
to the kernel.
>I have no problem with that attitude, I think it is
> intelligent. But please, this is just a mailinglist where people
> routinely talk about blowing goats.
That's way beyond an exaggeration.
>So don't tell me to STFU like the
> rest of the people on this list can't handle the signal/noise ratio.
I can't. There's way too much noise on this particular thread.
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