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Re: What will be new in FC3 ?

On Monday 18 October 2004 00:42, Rodolfo J. Paiz wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-10-17 at 13:52 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > I hope for one thing they will undo the mess they caused in FC2
> > which made X unusable on Sony C1 Picturebooks.
> The licensing change in XFree86 which triggered the switch to Xorg is
> not unique to FC2, and not an internally-driven change. Hope your
> problem is solved with the newer versions, but I disagree with your
> dropping the blame for the "mess they caused" on the Fedora team. They
> are not culpable for your pain.

I know I was being unfair.
But Fedora did decide to go over to Xorg,
unlike most of the other distributions,
so I suppose they must share the blame for any problems.

Basically, I was just hoping that if I screamed loudly enough
someone on the Fedora team might hear me
and decide to make sure this patch was applied in FC3.

There does seem to be something wrong with the bug-tracking system
if a patch like this, posted on the bugzilla site,
can be overlooked for 5 or 6 months.

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland

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