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____/ JeffM on Wednesday 13 Jul 2011 08:31 : \____
>>>Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>>There was another famous Enlightenment-based Ubuntu at that time,
>>>>but I cannot recall its name and it's no longer visible.
>>No, I'm thinking of another one.
> Well, this one from Down Under
> was barely around long enough to leave a dent in the sofa cushions.
>>Last year I posted to COLA some article
>>which listed 3-5 Enlightenment-based Ubuntus.
> Seems like I would remember that, but I'm drawing a blank.
>>Not many are still having regular releases.
> So, they went the way of most human endeavors.
>>It's gratifying to see the reliability of Ubuntu spreading like this,
>>allowing more developers to express their individuality and taste.
> ...and making things harder for the black hats, one hopes.
>>This is why GNU/Linux is so valuable
>>and OS X can *never* offer a real replacement
>>(uniform looks a standard there).
> I always liked the *open* architecture of IBM-compatible hardware.
> Seems like Apple also figured out the cost/volume advantage of x86.
> ...not that you haven't been able to run Debian on Apple gear for
> Their closed payware OS seems superfluous after that.
Sadly, however, it seems to be where parts of the market are moving.
~~ Best of wishes
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