Needs educateingRE: Message from Linux (fwd)
chuckh at mhonline.net
Tue Jan 22 10:05:40 EST 2002
I understand there are some people who can read but prefer books
with pictures in them, like comic books.
On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, Thomas Ward wrote:
> Amen Kirk. That is the truth. Linux is a great os, but I know Windows users
> who simply can not understand how the command line works.
> If they don't have a button, icon, etc they are lost. I've tried showing
> them, and they get confused.
> So as a heavy user of both I can clearly see the advantages and
> disadvantages to both operating systems.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kirk Wood <cpt.kirk at 1tree.net>
> To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2002 8:44 AM
> Subject: Re: Needs educateingRE: Message from Linux (fwd)
> > On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, Richard Villa wrote:
> > > For those that have been using Linux for a while. You may want to send
> > > him an answer with some information that might educate him on Linux and
> > > capabilities.
> > Lets first start here. Linux is not for the masses. Again, the new
> > mantra: Linux is not for the masses.
> > I say the above as one who enjoys Linux. Unless or until there is access
> > in Xwindows there is so much truth to what he says. Java-script is not an
> > evil plot. It will not go away. There are good reasons for it. But aside
> > from all that, Linux still won't be for the masses.
> > Guess what? There are things that are easier in windows. And I say that as
> > someone who knows a lot of what he is doing in both places.
> > =========
> > Kirk Wood
> > Cpt.Kirk at 1tree.net
> > Nowlan's Theory:
> > He who hesitates is not only lost, but several miles from
> > the next freeway exit.
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