__/ [ The Ghost In The Machine ] on Saturday 20 May 2006 02:00 \__
> In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Ken Dorfmann
> on 19 May 2006 16:29:17 -0700
>> Kelsey Bjarnason wrote:
>>> On Fri, 19 May 2006 09:28:37 -0700, Da'Punk-A wrote:
>>> > Can anyone guess what the O.S. in question was? A clue: if the reboot
>>> > hadn't worked, she would probably have needed to throw a chair at it.
>>> The three R's of Windows problem-solving:
>>> Rip out hair in frustration
>> The four W's of Linux problem solving:
>> Wrong distro
>> Wrong hardware
>> Works on my machine
>> Wait for someone to write a driver
> Exactly! And everyone knows that Linux cannot possibly
> be used by desktop aficionados for these reasons, as most
> business types are bald-headed guys in suits who have no
> more hair to rip out.
Ballmer must have experienced a lot of computer problems. Retrial and reboots
did not help, either.
> But never mind that, can I put you down for a copy of Vista
> on your old Celeron? :-) After all, it only took until
> 2007 for Microsoft to be the first to innovate tabbed
> browsing. (OK, first if one doesn't count Netscape 7.0
> in 2002, or a rather obscure browser called "Netcaptor" in 1997.
While you say this with a high degree of sarcasm, there are some people out
there who live isolated from technology trends. Some such folks will find
tabs in Internet Explorer 7 and brag about how that Opera-looking Web
browser from Microsoft paves the way to innovation.
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