[OT] Debian mailinglists [was: RE: Debian or Ubuntu?]

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue May 20 08:44:22 UTC 2008

2008/5/20 Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca>:
> Well, it doesn't strictly need to be GUI, but it has to be a question/answer
> interface - anything that requires you to hand edit is a disaster waiting
> to happen (particularly if it's something like SSH where a misconfiguration
> guarantees you're locked out of your system until you can get physical
> access).

This is a good point. There a lots of applications configurable this
way, and I very much like them. This is a linear approach: you finish
with one question, move on to the next, answer another,... the user
cannot forget a step and finish the process.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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