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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Single user linux

    On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Daniel Stone wrote:
    > Hence, Microsoft Windows. It might not be stable, it might not be fast, it
    > might not do RAID, packet-filtering and SQL, but it does a job. A simple
    > job. To give Mum & Dad(tm) (with apologies to maddog) a chance to use a
    > computer.
    > Since when, did mobile phones == computers?

    read the news! i'm programming nokia 9210 with c++, is that
    computer enough?

    i bet if you programmed one, you'd wish you have posix

    > > that also explain why win95 user doesn't want to use NT. not
    > > because they can't afford it (belive me, here NT costs only
    > > us$2), but additional headache isn't acceptable.
    > So, let them stay in Win95. They don't *need* NT.

    and how's stability, speed, etc. they read. is there a linux
    advocate around here?

    > If your sister doesn't want that, give your sister a copy of Win95. If she
    > doesn't want that, she obviously wouldn't get any advantage out of Linux, as
    > opposed to Win95, whatsoever. Would she get a kick out of having to learn an
    > entirely new environment? Granted, I'm far more productive in GNOME,
    > Sawfish, emacs and mutt than Win95, Word and Outlook, but it takes people
    > time to get used to, and you'll have trouble dragging them out of
    > point-n-click.

    okay, it wouldn't cost me. but it surely easier if everybody used
    linux, so i could put my ext2 disk everywhere i want.

    hey, it's obvious that it's not for a server!
    i try to point out a problem for people not on this list, don't
    work around that problem.


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