of course if you add open SUSE and Enterprise SUSE together then we
should be doing SUSE
At the end of the day there are lies damn lies political promises. and
statistics (of which 70% are made up on the spot)
On a side note, USA today recently reported that 3 out of 4 people make
up 75% of the population.
The whole point of linux is to make it what we the user want. Choice is
good, Ubuntu looks like a good place to start, probably better than
when we all pushing redhat. I would like to see more distros demo'ed
and the goals of the distro explained. After all Linux really is the
kernel, beyond that its the distro. be it focused on Games, or Media or
Web design, or one ring to rule them all ... is there ever one type of
OK I'll go back to my MAC now . and see what I can find out about the
new mac-tel units, Since we had mac on linux, there is a growing
interest in running windows/linux/mac not as dual boot, but as window
on the one desktop. not emulation, but direct access to the hardware on
the motherboard alongside the base os. Should be fun.
in the meantime .. try and play nice kiddies.
Gavin (gramps) in Ngaruawahia
On 1/12/2005, at 2:05 PM, Craig Box wrote:
Well, you know what they say about statistics....
I was being a bit cheeky in this case - I remember a call going out on
Ubuntu forums to reply to the survey, so it probably has more than a
slanting of the respondents.
I'm sure that you could find a survey out
here to make any point. The
Distrowatch HPD stats, http://distrowatch.com/
show a somewhat
different distribution of actual users (not just those enterprises
What, you mean the list that still puts Ubuntu at the top? :)
The point I was trying to make was perhaps a dig at the expense of
suggested we needed to "take the Ubuntu blinkers" off in the last
If someone comes and knows they want to install a different OS, and
good reason, we aren't the type to say "no, that's wrong, you should
Ubuntu". However, if we're going to support it and the people don't
it seems like a really good and justifiable choice.
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