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Game: Spot the death threat

Monday, 8 October 2007 distrowatch linux

In short: Caitlyn Martin said last month that she was unable to review Puppy Linux. She claims today that a commenter in a Distrowatch thread issued her a death threat… Nasty stuff but I just can’t see the threat angle of it. "Threat" included in the post.

Distrowatch’s statistics don’t mean popularity.

Thursday, 4 October 2007 distrowatch linux

Distrowatch’s HPD stats are often bandied about to make out one distribution is “the best”. But do the numbers actually equate popularity and why do some care so much anyway?