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    SubjectRe: GLOAT BLOAT (Was: Boot messages, Ideas for v2.1)
    Tracy R. Reed wrote:
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    > On Thu, 20 Jun 1996, Lauri Tischler wrote:
    >
    > > Anno Domini 20 Jun 96 at 0:39, Tracy R. Reed wrote:
    > >
    > > > Hey, that's a neato idea. Linux is not commercial and nobody stands to
    > > +++++++++++++++++++++++
    > > > make any money off of it in most cases, but it should make an effort to be
    > >
    > > No, but it tries very hard to get to be commerical quality, what ever
    > > that is. IMHO the 'outlook' should be 'serious' without any
    > > 'prankish' stuff.
    >
    > You know how many little animations win95 has in it while you are
    > installing and booting it? I remember seeing everything from a little drum
    > playing during install to the little bouncy "Click here to start" line at
    > the bottom of the screen. I'd hardly call it prankish. :)

    I would call it windowdressing, an attemp to cover cr*p with _cute_ stuff :)


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