Re: [linux-392] this is crap. This is not windows and it shouldn't imitate windows in ANY WAY.

From: Aaron D
Sent on: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 8:55 PM
What you have to remember is that most people look at computing as merely a
tool, thats it.
They aren't idiots or morons as you put it.  There are only 24 hours in a
day.  People like whats familiar to them,
because it lets them not waste energy on things that don't matter to them. 
Maybe linux is just not for everyone.
Its ok with me.

--Aaron

On Tue, 27 Jan[masked]:53:43 -0500, badiane <[address removed]> wrote:
> Most average windows users are, well morons who think that because they
are
> familiar with using an interface they think they understand computing. 
If
> people do not want to make an effort to learn then no one should have to
> dumb themselves down to make them feel comfortable.  If you go to a
quality
> college and you don't understand or can't rise up to the challenge you
drop
> out.  No one would ever expect that Harvard lowers their standard.  But
> since Linux is "NOT" microsoft and is seen by many as an upstart or wanna
> be (linux' roots go farther back than M$) then they think that Linux has
to
> bend to them.  No, No, No.  It's up to the programmers and documentation
> writers to provide proper abstraction of the underlying structures (
maybe
> this may help them: http://en.wikiped...­) and
for
> the document writers to understand how different groups of people
perceive
> and comprehend information and write accordingly.  I just needed to get
>  this off my chest.
> 
> Anyway
> http://blogs.tech...­
> 
> +++
> 
> "We are oft to blame in this. 'Tis too much proved that with devotion's
> visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself."
> 
> Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.��­�
> --Mark Twain
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> Avoid idolatry and adulation, be it of people or ideas.
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