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Re: [SLE] SuSE 7 Deluxe
- From: fgs@xxxxxxxxxx (Francesco)
- Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 20:37:57 +0000
- Message-id: <00080220410900.00317@mossdog>
Sorry but having read this thread I too feel I must put in my 2d
worth. My first linux was suse 6.2 last year. Since then I have
come a long way. The productivity (not to mention the enjoyment)
that i have had out of SUSE for a meagre sum has been huge. 6.2 cost
me less than a single pc game for the kids. It would be great value
still if I brought every new version, esp when compared to what I
might have had to shell out for 3 pc running win. Stop wingeing and
On Wed, 02 Aug 2000, you wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Aug 2000, Derek Fountain wrote:
> > > I am sorry, but do you expect us to put it on the CDs without any previous
> > > testing and integration?
> > Like you did with XFree4.0?
> Hmm, 4.0 is out for quite a while already.
> > Actually no, my point was that you've made a jump to 7.0 which seems
> > too early to me. From what I've read this one should be 6.5; the next
> > one, with the new kernel and new desktop should be 7.0.
> Personally, I agree - but as I mentioned, this scheme was made up at a
> time where the situation looked different. But hey, it's just a number :)
> > Well, I guess that answers my question, although I'd point out that
> > KDE2 hasn't been delayed at all yet. They've hit every milestone just
> > about spot on.
> OK, then I will just take the kernel as an example for timing :)
> > I have to bow to your knowledge about how much effort goes into making
> > up versioning schemes, but I'm still rather cynical about it. Renaming
> > to 7.0 just seems like a marketing ploy to make this look like a
> > worthwhile upgrade. I see Redhat have done the same. Perhaps it's all
> > to catch up with Mandrake, now at v7.1? It'll be a sad day for Linux
> > when the distributors start trying to pull these sorts of tricks on
> > their customers just to sell pointless upgrades.
> Fully agreed.
> > P.S. On a slightly different note, can we assume that from
> > your quote above that 7.0 will have XFree4.0 as its default
> > window manager?
> YaST2 will check, if your card is supported by XFree86 4.0 and will fall
> back to 3.3.6 if necessary.
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