Well, Windows is back on the disk.

J.Markoll j.markoll at free.fr
Mon Jan 16 16:51:14 UTC 2006

ulrich steffens a écrit :
> Am Montag, den 16.01.2006, 19:44 +0800 schrieb Michael Richter:
>>Well, once I get my bearings -- if ever I do -- I will likely start
>>writing software for it.  Now?  None, of course.  This is the part of
>>the cycle called "evaluation".

>>>If a company that develops a non free software crashes, and the format
>>>of your documents is not known by open applications, your work is lost.
>>And yet I can count the number of lost documents I've had since about
>>1985 on one hand.

>>> Solution: install with  a dual boot, and
>>>forget the hard life ?
>>That is, in fact, the solution I adopted.
> i still don't get the point in trying ubuntu (linux), which has it's
> finding out it doesn't suit your needs
> and then telling us that linux is not ready at all, because YOU had a
> bad experience. did i miss something?
Yes you missed a bunch.

> i mean you only had a bad experience with ONE system, pretty lame then
> to coming up with such prediction.
I left above just what is truly important to keep, imho. For example:
>> Am Montag, den 16.01.2006, 19:44 +0800 schrieb Michael Richter:
>>>This is the part of the cycle called "evaluation".

> and a counterexperience:
> a friend of mine nagged me for weeks that he couldnt get sound working
> on hin win98-machine. i ended up saying 'win sucks, try ubuntu'. he
> installed 5.04, sound works.
There are billions materials coming from hundred manufactories, and the bug
number one is this one (watch the screenshot, and click on it to
read further):

> ulrich
Best greetings, Joyce Markoll.

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