Re: Debian, universal operating system?
On Sun, Jul 26 2009, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 2009-07-26 17:00, Miles Bader wrote:
>> Chris Lamb <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> Agreed. IMHO, it is one of those phrases (along with "Our priority is
>>> our users") that actually means extremely little in practice, except for
>>> generating lots of hot air with nobody agreeing.
>> "Our priority is endless surreal flamewars over minor technicalities"
>> seems about right to me.
> Anyone who *really* thinks that Debian actually, seriously claims to
> be The One True Universal OS has been in the basement way too long,
> and needs a little sunshine, drink some beer and go where there are
> lots of pretty girls.
If memory serves correctly, that slogan was added to the web
site without discussion, and was never ratified by the project, though
I do remember Bruce being very pleased about it.
It certainly has not been either a goal nor a rallying cry for
me while I work on Debian.
H. L. Mencken suffers from the hallucination that he is H. L. Mencken --
there is no cure for a disease of that magnitude. -- Maxwell Bodenheim
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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