rbrwill at pacbell.net
Sun Apr 25 05:06:40 PDT 2004
On Sun, 2004-04-25 at 03:33, Ralph Shumaker wrote:
> RBW1 wrote:
> > On your main point, it appears to me that Windows in no way shape or
> > form has any interest in the end user actually knowing anything more
> > about the computer than they did yesterday. They all feel like victims.
> > (How in the world do Windows users live with those popup explosions?).
> I switched to Netscape, later Mozilla, and finally Mozilla on Linux.
> Oops. I'm sorry. The question is not "How *did* they", but rather "How
> *do* they". I cannot answer that.
The only thing that comes to mind is general hopelessness.
Someone said they dreaded the day Linux does become "desktop friendly"
and I thought, "I don't" because I think Linux can do both the "desktop"
and the high configurability via distribution choices. Linux can make a
dumbed down version for the hopeless masses (who don't even know their
distress is due to hopelessness).
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