[linux-elitists] What's some marketing buzzwords for what we do?
Thu Jan 2 13:29:06 PST 2003
> But I'm wary of the "new release is a completely different beast" argument.
> It sounds an awful lot like something MS might say. (As in Windows 95/98
> sucked, but WinXP is a completely different beast.)
Yes, it does sound kind of hokey... I _loathed_ SO5.2. It was slow, huge,
took over your desktop and tried to do everything. SO6 is still huge, but it
has come a LOOOOONG way. I can actually use it.
Word of warning: on linux, they (SO/OO) ships with a freetype lib that does
not support the bytecode hinting. I did some heavy googling and found a way
to get the fonts looking MUCH better. I documented it on my kb:
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