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On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 05:40:59PM -0700, Brian Lavender wrote:
> I like the LERT news from the meeting minutes.
> http://www.lugod.org/meeting/past/2000.09.18.php
> "Mandrake fix-up (installed Debian instead). Donated $15.00 to LUGOD"
> I wonder who did that? Mike Simons perhaps? Debian everywhere! Great
> thing is that Debian is better than ever. I liked Mandrake. Here is some
> news on Mandriva, since Mandrake had to change their name and I guess
> merged. Mergers in the GNU/Linux world seem to be the sign of trouble. 
> http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/1733986/ex-mandriva-linux-staff-fork-distro

But, forking does seem to be a sign of prosperity, hence the formation
of Mandrake. 

Sorry to reply to my own post.

Brian Lavender

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
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