27508Re: Quick Ubuntu 5.10 / Latitude C600 rundown... - James
- Oct 24, 2005
--- In email@example.com, James Frye <frye@c...> wrote:
> That's the problem. The interfaces that might attract that kind of
> make it less usable by people like me, for whom it is a useful and
> necessary tool.
That started happening at the turn of the centuary when Debian began
inlcuding packages without man pages.
I understand the logic of what they think needs to be
> done to attract the marching morons. What I don't understand is why on
> Earth they should want to do so. Are they just driven by envy of Bill
> Gates and his billions?
This is a standard argument that goes something like this:
From the Unix corner... if you want a planet full of idiots make
everything idiot proof.
In the opposite corner... if there exists a tool (namely a GUI) to do
a job faster and easier you would be insane not to use it.
I'm on the fence on this one myself... -|---&-&--|--
> Maybe somebody needs to start a new distribution: Technix, maybe? I
> don't think Geeknix really works :-)
Could be the solution, a distribution by and for Linux Engineers?
(open systems as well).
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