From: John McCormac (jmcc at domain hackwatch.com)
Date: Mon 13 Aug 2001 - 11:31:47 IST
On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, John P. Looney wrote:
> 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?
Slackware 8.0 does.
> There are a few reasons. My favourites are;
> a) it's crap
Heretic! Blasphemer! Kill the unbeliever. :-) Actually it really depends
on what you want to do. For an all singing Microsoft home from
home then Mandrake or Redhat are better choices.
> b) it's for people living in the past
When men were men and women were women and little green furry creatures
from Alpha Centauri.....
> c) you can't fit it all on floppies
> Actually, does slackware still have a floppy based version ?
Yep the extras CD has Zipslack for floppies.
[I must be tired - I don't want to get into a distro holy war. :-) ]
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