[TriLUG] Credit where Credit is due
Andrew C. Oliver
acoliver at nc.rr.com
Tue Nov 27 14:55:27 EST 2001
On Tue, 2001-11-27 at 14:15, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> Glad you like it... one little nit...
> On Tuesday, November 27 2001, Andrew C. Oliver said:
> > I'm still using the RH gnome on my laptop and even that is very usable.
> > (I still feel more comfortable letting the gnome developers make my
> > gnome distro, but thats another story).
> I'm sure our GNOME guys would love to hear that they're not the GNOME
> developers, especially as several of them are sitting on the GNOME
> Foundation Board. :-)
Yes I know this. I still like ximian gnome better *g*. As an unrelated
topic, last I heard the semantic police from the FSF were running for
the board as well.
22. RICHARD STALLMAN " I've been working for GNOME since years before
there was a GNOME. In 1983, while formulating plans for the GNU
operating system, I decided it should include a window system. After two
desktop initiatives that didn't pan out, I found Miguel, who launched
our third desktop project--GNOME. As president of the Free Software
Foundation and Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project, I have had years of
experience working with contributors both individual and corporate. "
Affiliation. Free Software Foundation. Full statement at
Weird he called QT free software when its only free on some platforms.
If put up a web page calling it free I'd probably get several references
back to the meaning of free, etc. Oh well I hope he doesn't win. The
last thing Gnome needs is to chase its tale over semantics and get that
same wonderful direction that has help the Hurd (of which I do like the
ideas) be the wonderful success it is today (what are we up to after
like 10 years... 0.9?).
http://www.austrianbeer.com/beer/b000125.shtml - ignore the rating its
the best dammed beer I ever tasted. So good
if I weren't broke I'd go all the way back to
Munich just for another litre of the stuff!
www.sourceforge.net/projects/poi - port of Excel format to java
- fix java generics!
The avalanche has already started. It is too late for the pebbles to
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