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Re: [vox] AOL in Negotiations to Buy Red Hat
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Re: [vox] AOL in Negotiations to Buy Red Hat



begin Shwaine <shwaine@malevolence.com> 
> Pete wrote:
> > that's the one thing i hate about debian.  i wish they would use hand
> > editable config files instead of all these binary config files.   ;)
> 
> Why is it every time I attempt to post something informative about 
> Slackware I get shit like this from Debian users? If you don't like 
> Slack, fine. Refute it with a real argument about merits, not some 
> logical falacy like this where a comment is taken out of context.
> Read the entire email. The design differences about the config file 
> was meant to say there is no "linuxconf" like program, just small 
> programs for some specific configurations, like networks. The design 
> differences also included the /etc/rd.c structure and lack of PAM.
> Really, the attitudes I am seeing on these lists at times are half 
> the reason I never bother to go to meetings even though they are 
> only a few blocks away from me. I'm not the only one amongst my group 
> of CS grad friends who have the same opinion. Something to ponder.
 
sheesh.

actually, i was interjecting some humor, as indicated by ";)"

pete

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The mathematics [of physics] has become ever more abstract, rather than more
complicated.  The mind of God appears to be abstract but not complicated.
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