[linux-elitists] I hate you, Greg.
Thu Oct 27 08:51:30 PDT 2005
On Thu, 2005-10-27 at 09:06 -0400, Aaron Sherman wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 23:57 -0700, Teh Entar-Nick wrote:
> > I did you a service by pointing out how you had failed to pass them.
> Being insulting is never a favor of any sort, billions of claims to the
> contrary on Slashdot notwithstanding.
Billions? BILLIONS? When did they start purging?
> > > Now I still don't understand Greg's glee about Debian slowly sinking
> > > into the muck. Some of the packages are stale, and security updates
> > > have been nonexistent for a brief while, but I don't see why a
> > > noncommercial effort (the last volunteer effort with no commercial
> > > backing) has to end this way.
> I'll point out that you're using a very special definition of
> "commercial backing" indeed if you consider Debian to be free of such a
> scourge... Then again, I'm not yet clear on why funding is a bad thing,
> but I'm sure someone can find a passage in the Little Red Book that will
> explain it to me.
People consider funding a bad thing. Sort of like... bribing or like
lobby groups "making a political contribution" to certain candidates,
for of course "nothing" in return later on.
Or it causes things *REALLY* needing work done, to being ignored so the
funded "Fun" part can get the "oh wowee" effect. All be it fun, then
whom >really< needs documentation, don't we all just _KNOW_ this stuff?
I *KNOW* I do.
The technology that is
Stronger, Better, Faster: Linux
Use Debian GNU/Linux, its a bazaar thing.
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