[CentOS] Thanks, good bye, and an observation from a newbie.

Collins Richey crichey at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 16:53:19 UTC 2005

On 10/16/05, Chris Mauritz <chrism at imntv.com> wrote:
> Dave Gutteridge wrote:
> [snip]
> Heh.  After a month (or more) of handholding and triggering some of the
> hairiest catfights on the list in ages, he switches distros....to start
> it all over again....so he can get his mp3 player app to work.  8-)
> I dunno, it just gave me a good chuckle as I sit here draining my
> basement after the deluge we got in the northeast this last week.
> (though only a minor inconvenience compared to what happened to people
> down south)

Yeah. Almost as wordy as the other "dearly departed one." The essence
of his post(s) is one sentence: CentOS is not the best choice for
[bleed|lead]ing edge desktop software.

I, too, have a parallel effort with Ubuntu underway. It has its own
purpose and a loyal following.

Collins Richey
      Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code ... If you write
      the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not
      smart enough to debug it.
             -Brian Kernighan

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