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    SubjectRe: The new X-Kernel !
    On Mon, Oct 22, 2001 at 05:22:47AM +0800, Federico Sevilla III wrote:
    > On Sun, 21 Oct 2001 at 22:03, Gábor Lénárt wrote:
    > > Errrm ;-) It's very bad thing to hide boot messages even for novice
    > > users. They can't bugreport in this way ... I thing the best way would
    > > be the penguin logo at the top, and some pixel progress bar under Tux.
    > > The messages should remain IMHO.
    >
    > I strongly agree with this. Besides, dislike of the "greek" kernel
    > messages is not universal to all newbies. I know a number of ultra-newbies
    > who actually like this, and have asked me to (they don't know how) remove
    > their Windows 9x bootup screens so that it feels "geekier". And these
    > people aren't geeks.

    :) Even an (ex)girlfriend of mine said that Linux is much better than Windows,
    because of the messages on boot ("superb cyber feeling a'la Matrix :)").
    So I don't think so that messages are annoying even for stupid users.

    - Gabor
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