Start Confirmations

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Fri Jul 24 04:35:20 UTC 2009

On Thursday 23 July 2009, Derek Broughton wrote:
>Paul Lemmons wrote:
>> -------- Original Message  --------
>> Subject: Re:Start Confirmations
>> From: Derek Broughton <derek at>
>> To: kubuntu-users at
>> Date: 07/22/2009 04:55 PM
>>> In Ubuntu's defence, though, it seems these things ONLY prompt once (if
>>> you
>>> tell them not to do it again).  That's way better than Vista!
>> Getting stabbed in the eye ONLY once is way better than getting stabbed
>> in the neck repetitively. Yes? ;-)
>> Just because one is a better choice than the other does not make it a
>> good choice. Me? I prefer to not get stabbed at all ...
>I understand that, but I think you may find the majority of Ubuntu users
>don't feel the same way.  I remember having this argument with a rabid Mac
>bigot 10 years ago.  In the end, he decided he preferred Windows to Mac, so
>there's no accounting for taste...  Anyway, I don't care if a program wants
>to be paternalistic _once_, to protect the less technical users, but it had
>damned well better let me turn it off.
+1000 :)


Cheers, Gene
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