Re: Ubuntu vs. Debian (was Re: Introduction)
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On 02/13/07 07:30, Tyler Smith wrote:
> On 2007-02-13, Miles Fidelman <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
>>> Outside of high academia & the publishing industry, most people don't
>>> care how ugly their printed documents look.
>> I think there are an awful lot of us in business, non-profits, and
>> government who'd contest this.
>> Not to mention those in the advertising and marketing arena.
> Currently working in academia, I'd contest this too. A lot of
Contest that those in The Academy care or do not care?
> academics know only the WYSIWYG approach, and are not motivated to
> learn anything different. Paradoxically, scientists are very much
> 'early-adopters' when it comes to the techniques used in their
> mode-of-inquiry, but extremely conservative with everything else. Of
The sane human brain can only be an early-adopter in a finite number
of areas. Otherwise, you turn into a butterfly, always flitting
about from new fad to new fad.
> course, compsci and related math types are a big exception.
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