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Re: Why Diversity Helps GNU/Linux

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____/ Homer on Monday 25 Jul 2011 18:33 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> Change Isnât Always Bad for Linux
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Mac users who donât like the Lion changes donât have that same kind
>>| of latitude. There arenât really any alternative Mac distributions
>>| they can turn to.
>>| Linux users are better positioned to embrace change, since itâs
>>| usually not too hard to walk away from changes we donât agree with.
>>| So why not be a little open to changes? Why not give more UI changes
>>| an extended look before we walk away in anger or disgust?
>> `----
>> http://www.mylinuxrig.com/post/7979523187/change-isnt-always-bad-for-linux
> I amazed Ars Technica dedicated *19 pages* to reviewing MacOSX "Lion",
> when they could have summarised the whole thing as "iOS for desktops".
> It's a pig ugly, monochromatic backwards step into the 80s, that still
> uses a 13 year-old filesystem, and is more obsessed than ever with the
> idea that the user should not be in control of his own computer. Proof
> (if it were needed) that Macolytes are religiously indoctrinated sheep
> who'll buy anything Apple tells them to, given that most of them claim
> they love it, just like they loved its radically different predecessor
> "Snow Leopard". Does not compute (pretty much like Macolytes).

I asked "Snit" what makes iPhone special. The answer (if any) might
surprise you.

I don't think brands 'fix' products, execution does. 

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		~~ Best of wishes

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