rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Jul 30 15:02:10 PDT 2008
Quoting Paul Ward (dssstrkl at gmail.com):
> The point is that it would be very nice if there was (a lot) more
> unity in the way that distros, particularly ones that purport to be
> mainstream products, like Ubuntu.
Actually, I think that's quite obviously false -- your "unity" is my my
"dumb inflexibility solely to cater to people unwilling to learn
anything new" -- but good luck with that. (I remember the sheer
irritation value of dealing with visiting Apple "Human Interface Guidelines"
inspectors, when I worked at a cross-platform development house, back in
> Motor vehicles....
...are not general-purpose devices, in sharp contrast to computers.
Thank you for playing. You have deployed one of the dumbest arguments
in a field notorious for them (OS-advocacy).
This is precisely the sort of reason why OS-advocacy discussions are
generally deemed noxious. (And, if you'll please excuse me....)
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