Re: FW: [NTSEC] (Fwd) DESCHALL Press Release
Jim Pick wrote:
> > People did complain that we were promoting Debian to the
> > detriment of Linux.
> Yes - but remember, some of the people participating in these
> contests were acting pretty infantile. Instead of focusing on solving
> the problem, they want their team to be at the top of the
> list at all costs, including 'spamming' the servers to increase
> their odds.
> The people who wrote to you complaining about the fact that there
> was a firstname.lastname@example.org team were just trying to get people to
> join their team - so they could get some more "nerd glory" or
> something. I'm surprised that you've taken them so seriously,
> and that you think they even reflect the sentiments of even
> a fraction of the Linux community.
> This is such a small thing -- nobody cares. If you were to
> take a poll of Linux people about this, they'd overwhelmingly vote for
> 'go away, I don't care'.
> BTW, in case you didn't notice - we do compete with the other Linux
> distributions every day -- for the honour of having our system installed
> on users computers.
> But, I do agree that we shouldn't be competing against the wishes of the
> Linux community at large.
> In summary:
> Why the hell do we have to be so damn politically correct?
> I'm mostly in this for fun. :-)
> - Jim
I have some computers up running in that challenge and I could easily
contribute there output to the debian group, if we are going to have
So will we have one, or will we do it each one by himself?
May the source be with you.
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