[linux-elitists] [firstname.lastname@example.org: Free software as a replacement for Microsoft]
Sat Sep 15 19:46:51 PDT 2001
begin Jeff Waugh quotation:
> That was a long-winded diatribe designed to highlight and provide an
> example of Larry's point about people in the Free Software community
> having sweet fuck all idea about how to make it useful to Real
You may find it useful to re-read, then.
Contrary to Larry's assertion, I'm extremely familiar with what
"desktop" users like about Microsoft applications and understand them
perfectly. At the same time, I don't happen to share most of their
Further and more to the immediate point, I pointed out the
question-begging aspect: Larry assumes everyone has a common "goal"
and definition of "success", when it is abundantly clear we do not.
That's a shortened version of what I said the first time. Consult the
longer version for details.
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