On 6 August 2012 17:24, Tom H <tomh0665@gmai...> wrote:
> I didn't get the humor and I'd be surprised if many others did...
Really? I thought it was very clear & obvious, myself.
Warning to Americans & other non-British list-members: when reading
posts from Brits, Kiwis & Aussies, set sarcasm & irony detectors to
I have noticed over my ~20 years on Usenet & mailing lists that
American readers are generally severely irony-impaired & tend not to
notice it. Often, when they do, they are very offended: "how dare
these impertinent foreigners joke with me?" seems to be the response.
> For the record, you prefer Unity to GNOME-Shell not GNOME 3. If you
> have Unity installed, you have GNOME 3 installed.
This is a tad pedantic, but true, which is the specific reason I
advised the OP /not/ to use this combination.