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Re: [ossig] Enterprise Linux: UserLinux, Debian
Christopher DeMarco wrote:
> But you just highlighted what I *do* fault RH for: as they're trying
> very hard to become the best-of-breed [GNU]Linux distro these things
> need to be CAUGHT and if they can't be fixed then at least the Release
> Notes need to mention them.
> Breaking backwards compatibility by removing Metacity
almost. Removed had been sawfish and replaced by metacity. Crippled to
the bones. Later, after a lot of fuss, sawfish came back.
> might have been
> GNOME's fault but if RH really wanted to be King of the Hill it should
> have told us about it. It's the same issue, in my mind, as when
> NetMyne takes down core switches for maintenance - if you're not
> providing 100% uptime I can accept that but you have to TELL ME
> BEFOREHAND before you take shit down. If you find a bug I'll treat
> you far more charitably if you come clean about it and warn me before
> I get bitten.
Too lazy to check, if the Release Notes did not eventually mention
somewhere that this or that 'should be reviewed' or so.
>>That was during the Install-Feast in APIIT, when we tried in vain to
>>get a laptop running X. There's someone on this list who witnessed
>>me digging deep in my toolbox; stuff like xf86config, xf86cfg and
>>what else XFree86 offers - except on that install. And the built-in
> This was also the event, IIRC, where half of APIIT showed up thinking
> it was a mandatory lecture session and carefully copied your UN*X
> family tree from the chalkboard ;)
No, that was another one; a later one; early this year. That BSD-tree
was March last year (time flies by !).
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