On Fri, 2004-08-06 at 12:39, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Aug 2004, Paul O'Malley wrote:
>> > http://www.linux.ie/surveysays.php>> I have to ask, what's the point of this list?
>> Cant be essential apps, cause there's plenty of non-essential ones on
> it - and anyway, that quality can be context dependent.
I would agree that context is everything in the question asked.
One man's or woman's essential list may be another's non essential.
The point was because I could. Out of personal curiosity, some random
thought about what is on the Knoppix CD. The suggestion in Knoppix
circles that CVS may be on the way. The fact that ILUG gives out a CD.
> Why do I get the feeling that it'd be easier and more useful to just
> have links to:
>[snipped the list]
It was applications and by being independent of whatever you install as
the base platform I was curious about the applications people use.
> Also, pine is listed twice. Though, given that it's twice as useful
> as all other MUAs combined, the double listing probably is justified.
>I would almost agree with this. I use mutt and evolution, because I can,
and they suit my needs totally, I spent several years using pine over
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