> Dear Outmoded Theistic Concept On A Crutch! (tm)
>> I'd have expected better.
>> It's seems like we've managed to run the whole gamut of the flame war
> including the old favourites of ad-hominem, the straw man, appeals to
> authority, "ownership" of the ball, condescension, name calling and so on.
Well, not quite. I'm still waiting to hear words comparing distro
supporters to such time honored things as :
3. Concentration camp guards
4. Genocidal murderers
etc. etc. etc.
After all, if Silvio Berlusconi can utter such (I believe he compared a
German MP or MEP to a concentration camp guard) why, then, so can we!
>> And on.
>> And on.
>> Multiple distributions exist because people want different things from
>> If it pleases Tom to periodically rebuild the entire system from scratch
> that's his affair, and if Dick likes to use Ubuntu and thinks it's the
> bee's knees that's fine too, but that's no excuse for them to harangue
> each other and Harry who just wants to get on with it about how their
> choice is the one true way and that any other choice is wrong, stupid and
>> What I choose to run on my desktop is up to me. What you choose is up to
>> What gets on production servers should be chosen with an eye to
> maintainability and whether it fills the requirements for which it is to
> be used, and whether other people can pick up the thread if you are not
> available to run the systems.
>> IMNSHO an experienced sysadmin really shouldn't give a flying f*ck what
> somebody else runs on their desktops and servers, so long as I don't have
> to deal with it.
>> The comparison to the doof-doof mob is grimly appropriate.
> Which is worse, the barely ex-teen in the tarted up Punto, or the more
> middle-aged guy in a reasonably large family car who insists on racing
>> Friends don't let friends do advocacy.
> Your eyes are weary from staring at the CRT. You feel sleepy.
> Notice how restful it is to watch the cursor blink. Close your eyes.
> The opinions stated above are yours. You cannot imagine why you ever
> felt otherwise.
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