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Re: Mc Digest, Vol 67, Issue 8

Subject: Re: Mc Digest, Vol 67, Issue 8
From: "Yury V. Zaytsev"
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 09:29:06 +0100
On Thu, 2009-11-12 at 11:51 -0500, MK wrote:
> chris glur wrote:
> > What made me immediately feel strange/negative towards Debian, is
> > that it didn't install mc & gpm by default.
> I think if you look around you will find MOST current distros do not
>  install mc by default, because MOST linux users do not use it.  This
>  was less true 5-10 years ago.  I installed Fedora 10-64 in January and
>  (at least at that time) there was not even an .rpm package available
>  -- I had to build from source, which I tend to do anyway, so big deal.

This is NOT true:


The date it became available is 30-Oct-2008, which means that if you
couldn't install it from base in January 2009, you clearly did something
Sincerely yours,
Yury V. Zaytsev

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