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SubjectRe: "Mother" == "computer-illiterate"
>>>>> "Val" == Val Henson <val@nmt.edu> writes:

Val> On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 11:29:47AM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
>>
>> If someone's mom (having heard the gossip) asks their computer-literate
>> child, `What is this XXX thing, anyway?', the answer is likely to be
>> very different when XXX is "GNU" as opposed to when XXX is "Linux".

Val> How come no one ever talks about a Linux distribution so easy that
Val> your grandfather could install it? Or a kernel configuration tool so
Val> simple that even Uncle Timmy can use it?
'make xconfig' works just fine for me.

(Uncle) Timmy


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