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Re: [SLE] ...and speaking of SuSE / Novell...
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 01:14:38 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <1132017270.1363.19.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 20:09 -0500, Ken Schneider wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 15:32 -0800, Ben Rosenberg wrote:
> > On 11/14/05, Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 12:14 -0900, John Andersen wrote:
> > > > On Monday 14 November 2005 03:16 am, Kevin Donnelly wrote:
> > > > > Can all this
> > > > > Novell FUD be taken off-list, please? If you don't like SUSE, or fear
> > > what
> > > > > it might become, just stop using it.
> > > >
> > > > With all due respect Kevin, I'm pretty sure you are not the thread
> > > police.
> > > >
> > > > This directly affects SuSE users, and had there not been an uproar
> > > > we would be looking at Gnome as our principal desktop in the
> > > > next release, with the inevitable decline in support for kde.
> > >
> > > Can you point out to anyone where it was stated that Gnome was going to
> > > be the default for suse 10.x or opensuse 10.x? You wont find one
> > > anywhere because the articles stated that the change was for Novell
> > > "enterprise" products meaning SLES and NLD only.
> >
> >
> >
> > Yes, and a lot of us have said that
>
> Anyone official from Novell? Or can I just state that Novell is going to
> drop SuSE linux altogether and have it be accepted as gospel even though
> I have connection with Novell other than using their product?
^
no
>
> > with their monetary situation there will
> > be a limited amount of resources. Meaning if they get strapped for dev guys
> > and their main focus is Gnome then they will drawn away from KDE dev. I
> > guess they could just get all those who say this isn't a big deal to make
> > and test the KDE pkgs since it's not a big deal. Redhat puts more resources
> > to their Gnome offerings and they're KDE offerings blow goats. If all of you
> > who say this isn't a big deal you'd get what the bitch is.. and stop toss up
> > what they released in their PR statement. The PR statement means close to
> > shite. :)
> >
> > Oh well. I think this is the last time I try explaining this.. if SUSE does
> > start to let KDE suffer then it's quite easy for all of us that this
> > bothers.. to just jump ship.. silently. Doesn't mean much except that
> > Novell/SUSE won't get the cash I put on my pcard for boxed editions. *shrug*
> >
> > -Ben
> >
> > --
> > Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
> --
> Ken Schneider
> UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998
>
>
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Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998


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