Went Back To Windows(R)...

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 31 07:50:48 UTC 2011

On 30 July 2011 22:44, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at envygeeks.com> wrote:
> On Sat, July 30, 2011 2:22 pm, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 30 July 2011 09:53, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at envygeeks.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, July 30, 2011 1:18 am, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>>> In other words: Windows works with the hardware you have and you can
>>>> buy hardware for it without worry, whereas with Linux you need to
>>>> google and ask on forums before buying hardware. And if you already
>>>> own hardware, you might just be out of luck with Linux in any case.
>>> Somebody else said it better then me: "Since you're an idiot, yes"
>> @Jordan, just to point out that this is where you appeared to suggest
>> that the reason users sometimes find that Linux does not support their
>> hardware is because they are idiots.  Given your later posts perhaps
>> that is not what you meant to imply.
> You are absolutely right, so to clarify to everyone, I was not intending
> to call the entire lot idiots.  I was just implying that one person. So I
> do apologise if anybody except the intended took offense. And no I do not
> blame users (well I kinda do for not liking Linux but what can I do but
> suggest it, can't force geed it.) but that doesn't make you an idiot.

So you are saying that if Dotan has some hardware which is not
compatible with Linux then the reason it does not work is because he
is an idiot?


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