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Re: Why Diversity Helps GNU/Linux

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____/ JeffM on Monday 25 Jul 2011 18:45 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>|Why not give more UI changes an extended look
>>|before we walk away in anger or disgust?
> Because memorized keybindings and memorized menu locations
> makes getting things done faster with no learning curve.

The keybindings are also consistent in Linux, which comes with a broad
variety of applications you may need, inc. this newsgroup-reading program.

> It's one of the things that Windoze users grouse about
> when they pop in their first Linux LiveCD
> or that M$Office users gripe about when they give OOo a go.

Ribbons is are patent thicket and unneeded glamour to just justify 
paying for Office again (although you may already have it.
> Sure you *might* be able to
> run full-bore thru a prairie dog town after dark
> but, unlike the flat, familiar plain where you were just were,
> you aren't so sure where it's not safe to step.
> ...then there are those folks who DO like the adventure of
> "Let's see what happens when I click THIS".

In regedit?

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