Re: [ALG-technical] Fwd: Re: SuSE has ruined any update on Firefox
On Friday, November 18, 2011 12:53:47 PM Donn Washburn wrote:
> This is from Houston to let you folks see how much Windows rules this town
> -------- Original Message --------
> Re: SuSE has ruined any update on Firefox
> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:07:14 -0600
> Donn Washburn <n5xwb@...>
> Hi Donn,
> A collection of linux comments.
> While I support linux, I can't help but agree with what others say.
> Linux needs to standardize and get a "head man" to say, "this is the
> official linux for massive broadcast and support"
> Anonymous commented on 2011-02-10 <at> 15:51
> "Nobody cares about linux distros, they've proven they can't get their act
> together into one stable build. Instead they drop out 100's of
> non-standardized turdlets that are a nightmare to support and deal with.
> The best thing that could happen in the linux community is A.) Get
> together and work on one well refined distro or B.) Just go away, we'll
> use unix or windows."
I am replying to this on the the alg list, which is where the parent should
have been posted, since the parent has no technical content.
Freedom has created GNU/Linux, and freedom will propel it into the future.
With freedom goes choice, and those timid souls that are afraid of choice,
wanting some tyrant to establish a "standard" to decide for them, will just
have to get used to it. The GPL prevents any tyrant from establishing himself.
That is a feature not a bug.
GNU/Linux will be here when WINDBLOWS and other proprietary software are in
the trashcan of history.
The proprietary software development model can not compete with freedom.
We will continue to develop GNU/Linux not bothering to care what the "cool"
people think. We especially do not care what pc-world thinks since they are
Consider what the great Teddy said:
> "It is not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong
> man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit
> belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by
> dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes up
> short again and again, because there is no effort without error or
> shortcoming, but who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who
> spends himself for a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows, in the end,
> the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at
> least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with
> those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat."
> "Citizenship in a Republic,"
> Speech at the Sorbonne, Paris, April 23, 1910
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