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Re: [SLE] critisism toward SuSE 7.2


Ok, I am new to Linux, and only about two months new at that.I have
found myself smack in the middle one of the greatest learning experience ever
and I love it!! I am no computer guru anyway, just a guy who loves computing,
and I found it helpful to approach this with a determination to learn!1

On Tuesday 07 August 2001 12:32, you wrote:
> my biggest issue with linux
> and especially suse
> is that there are about 5 or 6 tools for each task
> kde has too many mp3 players for my liking
> in order to write an html program,
> i'm looking at a choice of 10+ text editors
> each with their own personal set of bugs
>
> brian's right
> linux is maturing - rather fast really
> but if it's going to be successful
> they should establish some sort of structure
> as far as dominance goes.
> that way more developers will be able to focus on one program
> and develop that into a single powerful tool
> we could say, preserve vi and quanta
> one for quick command line editing
> the other for webdev
> but wading through a mess of badly organised
> and buggy programs is not what end users want
>
> ...or am i wrong?
>
> > From: StarTux <matthew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2001 09:20:46 -0700
> > To: "Brian D." <brian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Cc: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: [SLE] critisism toward SuSE 7.2
> >
> > Brian D. wrote:
> >> Ok. Gonna save you guys a lot of time flaming this guy. Because
> >> we have all heard it a million times so there is no reason to
> >> get it started.
> >>
> >> Bottom line. Linux, at this point in it's life, is growing but
> >> not mature. If it doesn't suit your needs then use what does.
> >> Others will keep working on the product. For some it is mature
> >> enough to be productive for them...others do not find it a place
> >> to be productive...yet. Keep checking back and one day it may
> >> meet all your needs. And I would say at it's current rate of
> >> growth you should check back often and make requests for support
> >> and features that would benefit you and others who have similar
> >> needs.
> >>
> >> Brian D.
> >
> > Yep,
> >
> > All those problems he listed have been opposite to me. But then I am
> > seasoned with Linux.
> >
> > If you are coming from a Windows enviroment you are dealing with a
> > different world, a world where a lot of the tools have yet to be made,
> > or fashioned to help with this regard.
> >
> > You should have seen Linux just two years ago :-).
> >
> >
> > In two years time it will again be very different.
> >
> > Ever use Win 3.1? Now that could have its tugh moments...
> >
> > Matt
> >
> >
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