billlinux at rogers.com
Fri Feb 1 17:54:36 UTC 2008
Good stuff Ric;
I like where you keep your tongue parked.
On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 18:58 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 11:29 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 13:21 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > > On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > >
> > > ... snip ...
> > >
> > > > Anyone care to wager how long before he pisses off the Ubuntu
> > > > crowd...?
> > > >
> > > > I know quite a few Ubuntu guys. A couple are friends and co-workers.
> > > > Most are just pro-Ubuntu as opposed to anti-Fedora. Just like most
> > > > people here are pro-Fedora as opposed to Anti-Ubuntu. I'd say it was
> > > > more just a matter of time...
> > >
> > > i was going to take the high road but ... oh, what the hell. from
> > > months of observation, it would appear that karl's main gripe against
> > > fedora is that it didn't work for him for *just those things that he
> > > was working on.* ergo, karl concluded that it was a bad distro.
> > >
> > > apparently, now karl had discovered that ubuntu does *precisely those
> > > things* very well indeed, so karl concludes that ubuntu is a better
> > > distro and karl is happy. for now.
> > >
> > > but sooner or later, karl is going to run across something that ubuntu
> > > is *worse* at, and it will be just a matter of time before karl is
> > > complaining that something in ubuntu doesn't work, and that it's way
> > > better in fedora and why don't those ubuntu folks do it like it's done
> > > in fedora?
> > >
> > > that's my prediction. would anyone like a piece of that action? i'll
> > > give you odds.
> > ----
> > probably should have followed your initial instincts.
> > Our loss is Ubuntu's gain
> Shhhhh...! For Cris' sake, don't WARN the Ubuntu crowd. Just let Karl
> get all nice, warm and cozy there. Let him move in, unpack his bags, and
> settle into his bunker.
> * LATE BREAKING NEWS *
> In interviews with residents in the Ubuntu neighborhood, they said this
> to the Brain Police, "Well, Karl was just this guy, ya know? He seemed
> quiet enough and kept to himself ...at first. We had no idea. It was
> just like a drive-by shooting, we were caught so unaware!"
> It was a four-alarm flame-war that broke out in the quiet neighborhood,
> that stunned residents and list-administrators alike, in this once
> peaceful area. According to the Jack-Boots and the Brain Police, they
> are just starting to search through the smoke and ashes to determine the
> exact cause of the blaze.
> Yet many of them are already reporting difficulty thinking clearly while
> going through the wreckage, due to massive confusion inhalation. It is
> reported that CRM-114 Discriminators are being brought to the scene, by
> the NSA. Back to you, Chris...
> <zot> Ric
I find this is all a sure sign that Fedora 8 has very few serious
problems to fix. Perhaps we need F9 sooner than scheduled.
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