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SubjectRe: Simple, effective boot graphic
On Thu, 20 Jun 1996, Albert Cahalan wrote:

> No, it MUST. You are one of many who have missed the point.
> If you can find someone with a Mac (retail store even), ask
> them to let you see the Mac boot. The Mac will actually smile
> at you. It most definitely does not spew technobabble.

But I LIKE the technobable! When I first booted Linux after having
only experienced DOS/Windows and Mac, I though "WOW! an OS that actually
tells you what's going on during the boot process."

I also think it looks much more "high-end" to print out messages like
that rather than put up a graphic.


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