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SubjectRe: GLOAT BLOAT (Was: Boot messages, Ideas for v2.1)
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Lauri Tischler was heard saying ....
>
> Anno Domini 20 Jun 96 at 10:59, Shinanyaku wrote:
>
> > Lauri Tischler was heard saying ....
> >
> > Absolutely. Because lord knows that "prankish" and "flashy" stuff
> > doesn't sell, right?
> >
> Lord might be wrong :) Bill _knows_ it sells..
>
> IMHO quite often flashy == cr*p, because flashy stuff is used to hide
> the cr*p, classic case of snake-oil salesmanship.
>
> We don't want Linux to get that kind of image, do we ?? :)

No, but if you have a stable product, putting in bells and whistles
impresses the unwashed masses. As long as you don't do it to cover up
other flaws ....

>
> Cheers Lauri.
>


Shin!
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