[CentOS] Red Hat is Planning To Deprecate KDE on RHEL By 2024

Sat Nov 3 23:18:47 UTC 2018
J Martin Rushton <martinrushton56 at btinternet.com>

On 03/11/18 22:49, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Sat, 3 Nov 2018 14:38:03 +0000 J Martin Rushton <martinrushton56 at btinternet.com>,  CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>> From: J Martin Rushton <martinrushton56 at btinternet.com>
>> To: centos at centos.org
>> Message-ID: <8a7a2aea-33da-9f3c-00a1-c6471fa02683 at btinternet.com>
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Red Hat is Planning To Deprecate KDE on RHEL By 2024
>> References: <20181102200256.GA18584 at mutt.melvilletheatre.net>  <20181102203540.6DE5326C22DA at sharky3.deepsoft.com>  <f664e653-a03c-3604-cec5-bcaadf9bd613 at kicp.uchicago.edu>  <20181103023156.B332D26C22D6 at sharky3.deepsoft.com>
>> In-Reply-To: <20181103023156.B332D26C22D6 at sharky3.deepsoft.com>
>> On 03/11/18 02:31, Robert Heller wrote:
>> <snip>
>>> Yeah, there are very few of us that completely skipped 
>>> MS-DOS/MS-Windows/MacOS-Clasic and *never* used a graphical file manager or 
>>> any of the eye-candy that people now believe is "standard" or "normal".  I 
>>> went from VMS on a VT<whatever> to a VAXStation 2000 to a VAXStation 3000, to 
>>> DECStation 5000, to Linux, with some time spent on CP/M-68K and OS-9/68000, as 
>>> well as SunOS, IRIX, etc.  *I* have never owned a machine running any verison 
>>> of MS-Windows (I did have a box that dual booted MS-DOS and Linux).
>> VTs?  How about a VAX 11/782 with two LA120s, one per CPU. :-)
>> There were advantages in hardcopy consoles when dealing with system
>> crashes or boot problems.
> I did use a LA120 on a PDP-15...

Ah, I only ran RSX on a PDP-11.  Did you ever come across the SB "Shoe
Box"-11 systems?  We used them as graphics processors on CAD
workstattions linked to the VAX by RS232 serial lines.

>> Oh, I will confess to once owning W95 and W98 machines, but I do
>> remember finally issuing the command "# rm -r /C".

J Martin Rushton MBCS

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