leaving Linux

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Thu Jan 18 06:45:33 PST 2001


Most everyone that has dealt at all with Microsoft knows about the IBM
(OS/2) connection - and the Apple connection as well.

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jesse Tie Ten Quee" <highos at highos.com>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 11:21 PM
Subject: Re: leaving Linux


> Yo,
>
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 11:02:28PM +0100, Tijmen Stam wrote:
> > I agree with you on it that gates has done things that if he hadn't done
them,
> > there still would only be a world market for 5 computers... It's just
the late
> > +-6 years and especially with windows he built everything with a mind
"what can
> > it do, and how do we cover it up so people won't tamper with it?"
instead of
> > "what do most people want and how do I keep those springs from snapping
and
> > hurting peoples backs?". That's not only linux, that's just why there is
a
> > recession going on on the net, to much poeple thought that if they
releived all
> > those technic availabilities people would come and use them. But the
reason
> > most people watch TV on their TV instead of their PC, the *main* reason
for
> > that, is most PCs don't have a  remote control. Not *possible* but
*comfort* or
> > *usability* is THE keyword... And Linux combines high usasability with a
high
> > "possibility", but comfort is back a little...
>
> I don't understand how so many people can just hate Bill Gates, is
> everyone just jealous? i wonder how many people know what the contract
> was between M$<->IBM, if my Dad did what he did, damn, i would thx him
> alot ;)
>
> Btw, Hauppauge WinTV, they are dirt cheap, can come with a FM Tuner
> also, remove control, works great ;)
>
> > Everyone calling himself a linux master should have completely read the
Bash
> > man page and all kernel documentation, as a test to prove himself and to
free
> > some bandwith on comp.os.linux.* ( Honestly, I haven't done this all
yet )-:
>
> They should do more then that... :)
>
> -
> Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com
>
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