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Re: What's your favourite FLOSS?

On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 03:33:23PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
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> On 10/29/06 13:37, David Jardine wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 08:07:40AM -0500, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> >> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 04:42:00AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
> >>> On 10/26/06 13:12, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> note: you don't have to be a user of an application in order like it ;-)
> >>> If you don't (now or at some time) use it, how do you know if you
> >>> like it or not?
> >> People can like things for the strangest reasons.
> > 
> > I don't know if it's strange, but I liked debian (from what I'd read 
> > about it) before I tried it and long, long before I was really able 
> > to use it (if I can yet :( ).
> You can like the *idea* of something without trying, but you don't
> actually like *it*.

Yes, point taken.  (Of course, you can also get to dislike things 
you once liked as a user.)

> For example, *every* heterosexual guy on this list "likes" Scarlett
> Johansson[0].  But, she might actually be a grade A bitch, and if we
> ever met her, we'd hate her.
> [0] If you a monk without a TV, here are some links:

We haven't got TV in our monastery...

> http://www.celebvilla.com/scarlett_johansson/images/scarlett_johansson017.jpg
> http://www.sexyfamouscelebs.com/scarlettjohansson/scarlettjohansson/scarlettphotos/scarlett-johansson-profile.jpg
> http://netmode.com.vn/dataimages/200603/original/images919603_scarlett-johansson-golden-g.jpg

... but the abbot says thank you very much for the links.


David Jardine

"Running Debian GNU/Linux and
loving every minute of it."  -L. von Sacher-M.(1835-1895)

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