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Neowin on Slashdot again..

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... using a Linux-specific article on the Neowin front page as source.

tiagosilva29 ought to be proud.

The Slashdot article.

The Neowin front page article Slashdot used as source.

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The Neowin front page article Slashdot used as source.

and Neowin pointed at you for the source :)

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That's impressive. Congratulations guys.

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and Neowin pointed at you for the source :)

And someone rated the thread "1-star" because the the content contained the word "Linux". :rofl:

I'll show them. 5-stars from me. :p

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5 from me too.

Congrats Neowin :p

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Add another 5 from me. Nice job.

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Good job guys! (Y)

That thread has been very popular past few days.

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tiagosilva29 ought to be proud.

Proud of what, exactly?

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Proud of what, exactly?

A Linux article. On the Neowin front page. Which made it to Slashdot.

So much for the hidden agenda you keep talking about...

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That mean we gonna be Slashdotted tonight?

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So much for the hidden agenda you keep talking about...

bull****.

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bull****.

The Dog says otherwise.

5 stars (Y)

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The Dog says otherwise.

No, the dog says bull****. Look at the dates.

Considering that:

  • everytime someone farts at Cupertino or Redmond it gets frontpage
  • every alpha of alpha of alpha of a Microsoft product gets frontpage
  • if a new software release is more (or only) used in a *nix platform (example: GDB) it doesn't get listed in the latest software feed, while LOLCursorFX 2.05 - Cool Cursors for the Windows DesktopLOL is fine ; a cat is probably fine too
  • major FLOSS/Linux news are almost daily posted in the BPN (I'm ****ing lazy, too many stuff in my Google Reader), yet, the only ones posted are the LOLdramawhorezLOL news ; we deserve more than this

Also, the news staff doesn't correct their own drama. The official remail blog didn't stated they were going to kill the application, so people where expecting it to be released in open source. Which it did. But was it even mentioned? No, because it had "open source" involved.

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No, the dog says bull****. Look at the dates.

Considering that:

  • everytime someone farts at Cupertino or Redmond it gets frontpage
  • every alpha of alpha of alpha of a Microsoft product gets frontpage
  • if a new software release is more (or only) used in a *nix platform (example: GDB) it doesn't get listed in the latest software feed, while LOLCursorFX 2.05 - Cool Cursors for the Windows DesktopLOL is fine ; a cat is probably fine too
  • major FLOSS/Linux news are almost daily posted in the BPN (I'm ****ing lazy, too many stuff in my Google Reader), yet, the only ones posted are the LOLdramawhorezLOL news ; we deserve more than this

Also, the news staff doesn't correct their own drama. The official remail blog didn't stated they were going to kill the application, so people where expecting it to be released in open source. Which it did. But was it even mentioned? No, because it had "open source" involved.

There are far to many variations of linux to follow them all, if you find news that you think is worthy of the front page, feel free to submit it. Until Linux commands a large portion of consumer use, you wont see it hitting major news publications.

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There are far to many variations of linux to follow them all, if you find news that you think is worthy of the front page, feel free to submit it. Until Linux commands a large portion of consumer use, you wont see it hitting major news publications.

We already had this chat.

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Looked at Linux news on the front page:

29 Mar 2010

27 Mar 2010

20 Mar 2010

5 Mar 2010

4 Mar 2010

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27 Jan 2010

12 Jan 2010 (Hey, that was me!)

30 Dec 2009

28 Dec 2009

22 Dec 2009

16 Dec 2009

8 Dec 2009

6 Dec 2009

3 Nov 2009

23 Oct 2009

5 Oct 2009

7 Sep 2009

28 Aug 2009

6 Aug 2009

28 Jul 2009

21 Jul 2009

10 Jul 2009

3 Jul 2009

11 Jun 2009

10 Jun 2009

9 Jun 2009

8 Jun 2009

28 May 2009

27 May 2009

26 May 2009

20 Apr 2009

17 Apr 2009

9 Apr 2009

6 Apr 2009

That is 34 articles in a year. 52 would have made it one every week, and this is approaching it.

Granted, this isn't coverage of every event on the front page, and some significant things are covered only in the BPN area. But it hardly shows some nefarious plot to disregard Linux.

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