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Re: Why choose Debian on server

On Sunday 06 January 2019 08:42:08 deloptes wrote:

> Curt wrote:
> > I suppose you could argue that the percentage of Firefox users too
> > lazy or bewildered to try another browser is good enough for
> > stackexchange, because, goddammit, you take what you can get.
> Please be nice - I am not lazy - I have Chromium, but I do not want to
> use it. I like FF more and I can not accept the argument regarding 1
> page printing in FF, because other sites do not have the problem,
> hence it is doable to overcome the issue from within the site (perhaps
> css definitions - I do not know what exactly the issue is and I do not
> care). If site developers may embed 100s of lines of code to check
> browser and version and can adapt their sites to IE,FF and Chromium
> the least, they could also take care of this "feature", so lazy is not
> me, but the one that does not care, test or provide proper support for
> printing from within FF. This is my opinion only, you may accept or
> not... and I agree with Gene - stackexchange is phony in their
> philosophy, but it is their right to be so and my right to qualify it
> as such. OF course you have the right to have a different opinion and
> I respect this.
> regards

10-4 good buddy. +10 on this opinion if we are voting on it.

Stackexchange allowing this to occur when its a correctable problem, says 
to me that it may be retribution for not showing a commercial, yet I 
don't have any such filters installed. If FF refuses to play it, it is 
not my personal choice, but FF's.  But looking at my web page stats 
shows that FF is down to 2% of the visitors, googlebot and Safari are 
the top 2. googlebot, their indexing spider is at 51%. Why is googlebot 
so damned intersted in my web page? When I put that web page up it took 
me a while to put it is my sig, and I put it on an odd port so it 
wouldn't attract folks touring port 80 to see who they could hack next. 
Despite that attempt at obscurity, google had it indexed 3 hours later.

In any event stackexchange has managed to get some publicity, good or bad 
being immaterial, which is probably what they are after anyway, based on 
there being no such thing as bad publicity.  Well, there are a few 
failed bulbs in their marquee. IMO of course.

Cheers, Gene Heskett