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Re: ***SPAM*** Re: [opensuse] Linux will never overtake Windows
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2007 08:14:12 -0500
  • Message-id: <1169385252.28032.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2007-01-21 at 04:15 -0800, StephenW wrote:
> I have heard from my friend who wrote the blog.
> FLAMERS is too soft of a word for some of you who posted to his blog. The use
> of obscenity and profanity was outrageous.
> I am embarrassed (nay, chagrined) and humiliated by most of the responses that
> were sent to him.
> It is true I am not a great lover of MS but it works - for the most part. The
> tone of most of the responses on this list were "he is correct" in his
> assessment of the case MS v linux. Too bad that attitude did not carry over to
> direct replies to his blog.
> I like working with linux at home, but it would be a real pain trying to keep
> up with all the problems I would have if it were in the school. My job as a
> school tech support person will be much easier when the switch to all MS is
> complete. This multi-platform situation is a real hassle.

Real hassle? It is what takes place in the "real world". Large companies
don't have just one platform to support which is why schools do their
students a disservice when they limit them to one platform to learn.

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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