> wispygalaxy stated in post gu2f2n$i1m$1@xxxxxxxx on 5/8/09 4:25 PM:
>> Snit wrote:
>>> I know I use OS X, Windows, and Linux - and have clients who use all
>>> three. I like them each for different reasons... and dislike them for
>>> reasons as well. :) This is shunned and feared in COLA; for example,
>>> when I noted - and even gave pictures and video as proof of some
>>> weaknesses in desktop Linux - I was called a liar and libel was spread
>>> that I had forged the evidence (though there was *no* support for such
>>> claims... *absolutely
>>> none*). It is a sickness in some people that they refuse to see the
>>> down sides of a tool they prefer.
>> Hmm, video proof is hard to disprove. Maybe it was a misunderstanding
>> that led to that confrontation.
> HPT claimed to try to replicate what I had done and was not able to...
> others noted they *could* replicate it. HPT decided to accuse me of
> forgery because he was embarrassed at his inability to follow directions.
>> You seem involved with various platforms- very good! I have used Linux,
>> Windows, and Macs also. I've used Macs in the '90s during K-2 and then
>> grade. Most of the stuff I did on them were educational games like
>> Rabbit, word processing, or art projects. I do like Mac hardware since
>> it's so shiny and polished. :)
> In the late 80s and early 90s I used to run education Apple IIe, Mac and
> Windows labs at a college - we had tons of software of the type you
> hundreds of titles - mostly for the Apple IIe. :)
Yes, the good old days… :) I don’t remember the model of the Macs I used
when I was younger- I just called it “the computer”. hehe