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SubjectRe: GLOAT BLOAT (Was: Boot messages, Ideas for v2.1)
Anno Domini 20 Jun 96 at 10:59, Shinanyaku wrote:

> Lauri Tischler was heard saying ....
> >
> > 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.
>
> 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 ?? :)

Cheers Lauri.


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