$LFS Questions

zach_hartley at ci866887-a.nash1.tn.home.com zach_hartley at ci866887-a.nash1.tn.home.com
Sat Jan 13 21:19:57 PST 2001


well, i have one thing to say to you 'Susan':

ph33r m3! or rather, i agree and also flew off the handle.

more calm than before,
Zach
On Sun, Jan 14, 2001 at 12:10:53AM -0500, Jack Detrick wrote:
> Well, slap my face and call me Susan!
> Oh, wait, you just did...
> Look, I'm not ripping on distros in general--one of the main
> things I was actually trying to say with the message was how much
> better-designed a certain distro was than others.  Everyone has their
> own opinions about it, and their own ideas of what that opinion is
> worth.  I did not say in my message that ALL distros are total crap--I
> very pointedly asserted that redhat 7.0 was.  Such a buggy distro
> actually gives Linux a bad name--it's the windows of the distro world,
> sacrificing stability and security for bleeding-edge software and pretty
> interfaces.  
> The statement "after taking your bruises with a distro that at least
> isn't _total_ crap" was made in the benefit of slackware and to the
> insult of rh7.0.  It was exaggeration to make a point, and I never came
> out saying that all the distros--each and every one, specifically--were
> total crap.  Also, I'm not too fond of the idea of proofreading each of
> my messages to make sure they're all PC and don't offend this or that
> person.  I'm not exactly filling my messages with "411 d1s+r0s sux0rz,
> LFS is l33+er +h4n j00!!!"
> 
> zach_hartley at ci866887-a.nash1.tn.home.com wrote:
> > 
> > Seeing this type of message on the LFS list almost everyday,
> > I have come to the following conclusions:
> > People who use LFS are control-freaks with /alot/ of time
> > to putz around with stuff that nobody else gives a crap about.
> > Please do not take this as an insult because I am one of these
> > control-freaks who spends (and is as we speak) way to much
> > time doing this. While many people say that they're sick of how
> > RedHat, Mandrake, et al. set up things improperly and are "total
> > crap", I think many of them do not realize how truly useful and
> > well designed most distributions are. Also, I think many people
> > who  are of do not take the time to learn things, or adjust and
> > simply lash out against things that don't work. Anyway, now that
> > I'm done rambling, I'll get back to wasting my time compiling
> > glibc-2.2 ^_^
> > 
> > Zach
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