derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Jul 23 19:45:19 BST 2009
Paul Lemmons wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re:Start Confirmations
> From: Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca>
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: 07/22/2009 04:55 PM
>> In Ubuntu's defence, though, it seems these things ONLY prompt once (if
>> 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.
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