[linux-elitists] What's some marketing buzzwords for what we do?
Tue Dec 31 07:14:04 PST 2002
> Yes, we disagree. StarOffice is a piece of crap. It crashes more than any
> version of any commercial software I've ever run on Windows. It's lost
> data for me on numerous occasions.
I'm curious, which version are you running, or did you run? I use SO6 (patch
2) for win32 and linux several times a day, every day and have had no
crashes. My gripes are all about "where the hell is that option?" and little
inconsistencies when converting to/from MS docs. These are fairly large
wordproc documents and manipulating and graphing test data in the
> Most people who own a car just care that it gets them point A to B
> reliably. They don't care how much horsepower it has. Most don't know
> anything about how it works. They'll probably buy something similar to
> what their friends buy, simply because choice of car is not that important
> to them, and they'd rather fit and go with the crowd if it's not important.
> They don't want to know how the car works. They want to spend their time
> thinking about things that they care about, and cars are not one of them.
> Does that make them idiots? No. It means they have different priorities
> than we do.
Amen. I think everyone should have that beat in to their heads. Computer
guys, car guys, AV guys, religious nuts, everyone.
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