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Lawrence D'Oliveiro
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      01-27-2010
The upcoming Lucid Lynx will use Yahoo as the default web search engine
<http://lwn.net/Articles/371358/>.
 
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Peter
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      01-27-2010
Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> The upcoming Lucid Lynx will use Yahoo as the default web search engine
> <http://lwn.net/Articles/371358/>.


it is just paid advertising - it says you can still switch to another
default search engine

Other distros have done it (eg ads during install screens on Mandriva), and
it helps pay staff, so why not?


 
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EMB
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      01-27-2010
On 27/01/2010 8:17 p.m., Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> The upcoming Lucid Lynx will use Yahoo as the default web search engine
> <http://lwn.net/Articles/371358/>.


Lucid and Yahoo in the same sentence is an oxymoron.
 
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Lawrence D'Oliveiro
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      01-27-2010
In message <hjp1fi$b70$(E-Mail Removed)>, EMB wrote:

> On 27/01/2010 8:17 p.m., Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
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>> The upcoming Lucid Lynx will use Yahoo as the default web search engine
>> <http://lwn.net/Articles/371358/>.

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> Lucid and Yahoo in the same sentence is an oxymoron.


See what you did there.
 
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Lawrence D'Oliveiro
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      01-28-2010
Also, interestingly, means that some Microsoft money will be going to
Ubuntu.
 
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