Went Back To Windows(R)...

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 08:12:30 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 19:51, Hal Burgiss <hal at burgiss.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 12:35 PM, Jesse Palser <SLNTHERO at aol.com> wrote:
>> Just thought I would share my opinion that current Windows(R) is really
>> not too bad.
> No, its not bad. It sucks out loud. You should really qualify such remarks.
> Did they EVER get multiple desktops?


> Make the security updates anything less
> of a nightmare?

No problems with security updates in my Windows 7 VM or the wife's W7 laptop.

> Come up with a good package management system?


> Install a
> decent shell by default without having to jump through hoops?

I have heard that Powershell is now installed by default.

> A decent text
> editor?

You can install VIM.

> Any good programming tools by default?

You can install Visual Studio Express for free. That beats and IDE in
Linux by a long shot.

> How many filesystem types are
> supported?

How many does Linux support? If you are referring to ext3, then
support can be installed.

> How much hassle is it to install a LAMP stack for web
> development?

No L, but WAMP: Download and click a single executable, then Next Next Next OK.

> Do they give you LAMP updates?

WAMP, yes, you get updates.

>And on and on  ...
> Sorry but same shit, different day. Windows is for weenies(tm).

I'm a weenie(tm).

Dotan Cohen


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