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

From: Dan
Sent on: Tuesday, January 27, 2009 10:01 PM

> On Jan 27,[masked]:53 PM, "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.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critical_thinking) 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.

Badiane,

Relax, take a deep breath, then start using BSD and never look back. I'm not saying its better, but it is...

--dan

ps. matt, i ask forgiveness in advance for defiling your list. :)

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