xyzzy at hotpop.com
xyzzy at hotpop.com
Wed May 19 14:22:43 UTC 2004
On Wednesday 19 May 2004 12:54, Sean Estabrooks wrote:
> On Wed, 19 May 2004 11:03:28 +0300
> xyzzy at hotpop.com wrote:
> > > Has been discussed in the afore mentioned thread very extensively. Fact
> > > is that the problem is bound to a special, but not exactly known
> > > combination of hardware. Most users are not affected. And the problem
> > > came up very late in the test process.
> > None of which is an excuse for releasing something with this major of a
> > bug.
> No big deal really. Already have a work around and a more complete
> fix will be forthcoming. The intended audience of Fedora won't have a
> heart attack over small issues like this.
Where is it written what the "intended audience" of Fedora is?
> > Again, not an excuse for releasing something with this kind of problem
> What, you asking for your money back?
Yeah, that's real cute... Typical... So, since it's free, that means that
crap can be released... That's what I thought...
> > I am not "blaming" FOSS. I am merely pointing out that this gives
> > ammunition (and well deserved) to the enemies of Open Source. Actually,
> > FOSS isn't the problem here. A stupid release schedule is... which has
> > nothing to do with FOSS; rather, obvious inept management of the Fedora
> > project.
> > However, the Dark Side won't make that distinction.
> Really doesn't matter. Many times people see what they want to see.
Really doesn't matter?? How arrogant.
> > > And the Fedora Project does not aim to the computer novize
> > > or windows user.
> > Doesn't it now... That's so nice to hear... and how is Linux going to
> > "take over" the Desktop by 2005? I see, you want it both ways...
> Nope. Linux is not defined by Fedora. That's kind of the point. It's
> the freedom of Linux. And not many people expect the desktop
> top be taken over in 2005.
> > > Those people, who may have a lot of trouble to recover
> > > from that fault, shouldn't use Fedora, but probably Red Hat Workstation
> > > or one of the other distros (Mandrake is a good choice).
> > Yeah, yeah... That's a great way to fix a problem... just ignore it...
> Not being ignored. There is already a work around. The problem doesn't
> even affect everyone who is dual booting and doesn't affect anyone
> who has been freed from Windows :o)
And, what is the work around? Or is that just your little secret? And, how
am I able to be freed from Windows if I can't even install Linux without
losing everything else?
> > > As said before - no reason for so much excitement.
> > In other words, shut up and go back to Windows?? Spoken like a true
> > zealot.
> Nope. You seem to be on the edge of sounding like one though.
Sounding like one what? A zealot? Of what? I'm trying to get this release
running and getting my face kicked in for it. You're the arrogant one,
> Ashamed of your name are you?
Jesus, grow up, will you?
> Why not come out from behind the email addy.
No, I don't think so... not while children like you are running things...
Boy, you sure told me, eh?
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