Re: apt-get ruled...
Actually folks, this all seems normal to me. It's the natural evolution of
information services: a service is created for a practical reason, and then
someone adapts it so it can be used for porn, warez, and more recently MP3s.
Proof of my theory: BBSes, Usenet, IRC, WWW, FTP, Instant Messaging,
Hotline, Napster, and Freenet. Gnutella, Scour, etc. *began* with porn,
warez, and MP3s. I imagine the anticipated CDC Peekabooty with follow a
Now except for the fact that there really is no linux warez community, I'd
expect warez-get to already be on the way.
Of course, mp3-get (or perhaps ogg-get), is still feasable... except that
it would require some kind of decentralized architechture to be
successful... Actually, you know, it could work...
From: Peter Cordes <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Thursday, June 28, 2001 8:11 PM
Subject: Re: apt-get ruled...
>On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 06:41:30PM +0200, tarzeau wrote:
>> today in #debian wolfie told me...
>> [18:37:25] <wolfie> tarzeau: email debian-curiosa
>> first of all this is not meant to be offending or something.
>> we (me and some friends) just love apt-get so much...
> LOL :) Ummm, interesting...
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