Well, Windows is back on the disk.
stsykin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 05:30:35 UTC 2006
> Sasha Tsykin wrote:
>> .....linux aims to be easy to use for EVERYBODY.
> I don't mean to sound rude, but since when?
> Ubuntu may aim to be "Linux for Human Beings" (they've got a quite a
> way to go before they can live up to their slogan), but you just said
> "Linux". as in "Linux as a whole" and not Ubuntu specifically. If
> in fact you meant Linux as a whole, then I strongly disagree with your
> There are *hundreds* of Linux distributions and I venture to guess
> that only a handful of them "aim to be easy". Most of them were
> created by geeks, for geeks.
Sorry about that, a misstatement. I meant Ubuntu there, not linux. You
are, of course, right.
>> So hopefully not too many people will be putting windows back on the
>> hard disk because they find Ubuntu to be nice and simple.
> What if they want Ubuntu (and/or any other Linux distro), FreeBSD,
> OpenSolaris *and* Windows on their computer, "just because"? :-)
If they do, then that's fine, and who cares? (Other than those who will
be selling more software as a result, obviously). But it would be
negative for people to be forced back to Windows because Ubuntu is too hard.
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