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Re: Typical User
Not a flame, just a question. Didn't people say the same thing about the PC
when Wozniak and Jobs introduced the Apple I?
Jay Link wrote:
> > It really looks like RH is striving for the typical user to be able to
> > use Linux easily.
> I love Linux; don't get me wrong. I think it's great. I'm like the
> undertaker in the beginning of The Godfather: "I believe in Linux. Linux
> has made my fortune, and I've raised my daughter in the Open Source
> manner." (I don't really have a daughter).
> BUT, I don't think it will ever be easy for the "typical" user. Nor should
> it. Linux is a server OS, and if you want an iMac, then you should buy
> one. But Linux can't be everything. DOS was great - you could turn it off
> at any time without damaging anything. Same with the Apple II. But Linux
> will never be right for Ma & Pa Kettle.
> Bring on the flames...
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