Re: Ok, done reading and now I'm ready to hurt you.
I know I'm speaking for 100% of the people who know what the date is today when I say "haha boy do you look stupid."
> I know I will be speaking for about 80%
> of the people who use freshmeat when I
> say you've completely lost base with all
> of your users.
> I am a miniscule little programmer who
> writes small little utilities once in a
> while and I know I honestly don't have
> that big a fan-base. Even being this
> small, I rely on freshmeat.net to round
> up about 95% of the hits to my projects
> and website when I release new versions,
> as well as people just searching for
> stuff each day.
> With you trying to charge us out the
> rear for stuff now, nobody's going to
> bother using this site any more! I mean
> come on, you're a site that was created
> to promote free software, as well as
> sharing and promotion of free/open
> source technology. Now you want to
> start charging us JUST TO CHANGE THE
> LOOK OF THE SITE? MY GOD! With all the
> NEW WEB TECHNOLOGY out there, you have
> yet to embrace the ease of CSS to let us
> possibly change the look ourselves! God
> forbid I announce this idea to the
> world, now nobody will pay for your
> "Theme packs"!
> Oh, and don't forget, once you change
> themes, if you want to go back, you have
> TO BUY THAT THEME AGAIN, EVEN IF YOU
> PAID FOR IT ONCE BEFORE!
> I'd be willing to say, donate some
> cash for being allowed to post a project
> to freshmeat, but the rest of this crap
> sounds, well, like crap!
> I love the part where you say that C#
> is the wave of the future and PHP is old
> and outdated - oh and the XBOX is going
> to be the next President of the United
> How much $ did Microsoft give you?
> I'd love to know.
There is no hope for the human race.
This article cracked me up. The people posting to it are even MORE amusing. There is no hope for the human race, PERIOD.