Re: Metalink moved

From: Fred Pierce <>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 10:02:27 -0400
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On Mon, 22 Sep 2008 20:21:12 +0100, Palooka <> wrote:

>sybrandb wrote:
>> It appears theyve revamped Metalink, renamed it in 'My Oracle
>> Support', and it requires Adobe Flash 9.0.115 minimum.
>> The 'classic' Metalink is available at
>> This will result in helpdesk calls all over the globe probably ;)
>I tend to avoid or rename anything which has a name starting with My..
>Maybe it's just me, but I find "My Documents", "My Pictures" and so
>forth intensely irritating. They get renamed "Documents" etc. PDQ.
>Reminds me of My Little Pony, aimed at eight year olds.
>And who can go around installing the latest flash version willy nilly in
>a corporate environment (or wants to, for that matter)?
>Not a good move, Larry, IMHO.
>Rant over. At least the original link has an option for "Classic".

Will they have an Oracle version of "Clippy?"


Fred Pierce (DNRC) -
Easternmost Fred in the U.S. (probably) Received on Tue Sep 23 2008 - 09:02:27 CDT

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