[oclug] Fwd: Re: [SLE] shockwave.com linux
amoamasam at sympatico.ca
Wed Apr 25 08:33:54 EDT 2001
Dave Edwards wrote:
> b stephen harding wrote:
> > =>
> > =>[To webmaster at linux.org:
> > =>"A lot of talk about websites that are inaccessible with Linux has
> > =>been going arround here (on the suse-linux-e list) for some time now.
> > =>Shockwave.com is just one of the latest. Regarding this issue, Ben
> > =>Rosenberg brought up the idea of signing a petition. Because this
> > =>concerns all users of all distributions, it would not be appropriate
> > =>for this to be limited to one distribution, therefor I'm sending this
> > =>to you. Is it possible for linux.org to host such a petition? Or do
> > =>you know any organisation that can? Any help on your part would be
> > =>appreciated."]
> Of course it's totally absurd to have a ``website'' that denies access to
> any OS. To me any such site is not a website: it can't be called part of
> the WWW.
> This reminded me of an oclugger's recent post about the *nix Club, whose
> first rule is that no one admits to being a member. I thought it would be
> interesting to see what their server runs on; however, queso returns,
> 184.108.40.206:80 *- Unknown OS, pleez update /etc/queso.conf
> which I don't know how to do. Anyway, there's a good chance that they're
> in the club.
> We Linux users can use Macromedia Flash with __our__ browsers, if we want.
> I think we should have access to all ``websites'' concerning companies
> that make software for us. Also, there is something fundamentally wrong
> in a situation where a group of people can only be consumers/observers and
> not authors.
> O.T. P.S.:
> # date ; queso www.microsoft.ca
> Wed Apr 25 12:21:47 /etc/localtime 2001
> 220.127.116.11:80 * Linux 2.1.xx
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