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Re: [opensuse] Moving to IPv6
  • From: Anton Aylward <anton.aylward@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 18:35:24 -0400
  • Message-id: <4C89612C.3020400@xxxxxxxxxx>
Brian K. White said the following on 09/09/2010 03:47 PM:

When too many people don't understand something and/or don't care to
even try to understand, then the broken system that popularity==validity
results in the knowledgeable minority being forced by circumstances
outside their control to live with, participate in, and even commit,
broken crap themselves even though they know better and are willing to
do better.

Thanks for that.

Ah. Yes.

Betamax vs VHS
Linux vs Windows

I'm sure subscribers here can think of many more examples.
Anyone who has visited the technology shows such as CeBit in Germany
will realise that here in North Amerca we are a backwater that has to
settle for "old stuff" even though it marketed to us with the razzle
dazzle. Perhaps someone can comment on issues like 'tethering'.

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful
objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill
gives us modern art.
-- Tom Stoppard
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