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Re: Commercial code is better: Cedega VS Wine

From: billwg
Subject: Re: Commercial code is better: Cedega VS Wine
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 14:33:53 GMT

"Mathew P." <> wrote in message 
>> XP Home is designed to do what the home user wants to do in the vast
>> majority of cases.  Debian confuses the hell out of the casual home 
>> user
>> and is a poor choice for the fraction of the market where the 
>> simplicity
>> of XP Home is a strong advantage.
> Debian, Like Fedora, and many others, could *not* be easier to use and
> install, and the user gets /choices/! Imagine that! The (E)nd (U)ser
> gets to decide how complicated or how simple, how feature filled, or
> basic they want their system during the install process, which is,
> by the way, fully interactive and automatic.

"Laugh about it, shout about it
When you've got to choose
Every way you look at this you lose."  Simon and Garfunkle

And that's the way it is with a lot of consumers, matthew.  Think about 

> And more people should get so confused, and learn a bit about the
> machine in front of them. Scary concept, eh? Actually knowing
> just a little about the difference between a CRT and a hard drive.
There are hundreds of millions of computer buyers who simply do not give 
a shit, matthew.  And you snobs call them names and snigger about 
Windolts and such and guess what?  They don't care and they will never 
bother with your favorites, either.

> Any version of windows presents terrible, frustrating problems
> that need not happen with a well designed OS. Whatever you may think
> of Linux, the fact is, Windows has some serious usability, stability,
> and security problems.
Get a clue, matthew!  That just doesn't happen anymore and never really 
was much of an issue. 

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