It looks like Yahoo has reinstated the Linux/Open Source link on their Tech News page. Perhaps it was just a fat-fingered mistake or an accident of some sort that the link was removed from the main link bar but it certainly raised my hackles. And, frankly, my hackles don't need raising over something like this. But, they've put it back in a different location (not a big deal) but at least they've put it back. And, for those of you who either believe that it never left or that my eyesight is somehow to blame, I have screen shots for you.
This is the screenshot on the day that I noticed the link missing. In its place is Social Media.
Here is today's snapshot of the same page that includes Social Media and Linux/Open Source. I do wish that I had an original screen shot of the site but, really, who'd have expected something like this to happen?
Whether the reinstatement was a result of my post, " Yahoo, What are You Thinking? " is of little importance. The real issue is that it's back. The post I was going to put up in response to this atrocity was, "Yahoo Loves Apple More Than Linux." And, in it, I was going to make multiple references to Mactards, one-button mice, Priuses (Prii?), sandals and rainbows. Plus the fact that Apple would be the only OS represented on the "Tech" page. Take out something that's really technical, like Linux and Open Source, and all you have left is, well, nonsense.
Thank goodness I didn't have to put us all through that.
I can't find enough good TV, alcohol or Linux applications to get those pictures out of my head. So, really Yahoo has saved me many hours of flipping channels, a trip to rehab and a command line meltdown.
Thanks, Yahoo, I owe you.
Please don't make any more mistakes like this. It's just too much for one Linux guy to handle.
All better now.