On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 02:40:36PM +0100, Robert Kiely wrote:
> Trying not to get involved but.....
>> And as for people giving out about downloading source and compiling it
> and not using debian's idea of packages, well, isn't the ability to
> get the source and compile it yourself with whatever extras or edits
> or whatever you like the whole purpose of the GNU GPL and the whole
> spirit of FLOSS ? Get a grip.... if you like prebuilt, run everywhere,
> totally generic, binary only os and a lot of shite lying around doing
> nothing then I suggest you look here....
>To quote a favourite ditty of mine:
"But I've got a girlfriend and work to get done,
the linux OS Sucks (sorry to say it ...) "
I use prebuilt distros simply because I want to get the job done now,
not next week ! I also use windows occasionally, but mainly as a desktop
OS in the office because no-one's managed to port various applications I
do need for work to Linux (MSProject and Visio being two, and no,
MrProject and Dia do not cut the mustard here, especially for file
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