From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Mon 13 Aug 2001 - 11:19:04 IST
On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 11:00:00AM +0100, RYAN, SHANE(DUBLIN) mentioned:
> Just wondering, why is it that Slackware 7.1
> does not support Gnome 1.4 or KDE 2.x?
> Is this something to do with the version of
> xfree86 is uses? (3.3.6) or is it something
> entirely different?
> any info is appreciated, please cc all mails
> to me as I'm not subscribed with this email
There are a few reasons. My favourites are;
a) it's crap
b) it's for people living in the past
c) you can't fit it all on floppies
Actually, does slackware still have a floppy based version ?
-- When I say 'free', I mean 'free': free from bond, of chain or command: to go where you will, even to Mordor, Saruman, if you desire. " -- Gandalf, paraphrasing the choice between Free and Non-free software
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