Re: Soon to be updated?

Subject: Re: Soon to be updated?
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Tue Dec 14 1999 - 14:37:53 MST

On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Dirty Dog wrote:

> Hi.
> My only previous experience of Linux for Mac is with MkLinux DR3, which
> I stupidly bought just before their release of a new and updated version
> which is not compatible with DR3. It would have been better if I had waited
> for the new version to be released. The DR3 version is rather primitive and
> can in no way compare to, for instance, Mandrake for Intel machines.
> An acquaintance recommended that I try Turbolinux, but when it turned
> out that Turbolinux no longer supports Macs, he came up with a link for
> Yellow Dog instead. Although I don't know more about it than what I have
> read at the Yellow Dog site, it seems very interesting, and I expect it to
> be more advanced than MkLinux. I am therefore thinking about buying a CD
> with Yellow Dog. However, if a new version is about to be released soon, I
> think I would prefer to wait until that is out (and gets here -- it will
> probably take a month or two for a new version to become available in
> Scandinavia).
> My question is therefore, are you just about to release a new version
> of Yellow Dog, or is it likely that it will be at least half a year until
> the next version is released?

Our next version, Yellow Dog Linux Gone Home 1.0 should be out well before
a half a year from now.

> Thank you
> Dirty Dog
> Well I'd rather drink muddy water, lord
> sleep in a hollow log
> Than give my money to Microsoft
> And be treated like a dirty dog
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