Re: rm -r * and the default prompt
Nicolás Lichtmaier <nick@Feedback.com.ar> writes:
> Be prepared to receive lots of messages saying things like "unix is for
> real men that can look manpages set their own prompts" and "we shouldn't
> make any decision about the system's look and feel, the sysadm should"...
> The kind of decisions that keep newbie Linux users away from Debian...
I don't think Debian is really aiming at newbies. (RedHat is) Debian
is aiming at the power user or admin type -- the people that already
know Unix. Debian is wonderful for people like that -- you get the
raw power of Unix with the most tedious tasks conveniently automated
via the package manager. I don't think that we should go around
changing defaults like prompts just to be more friendly to newbies.
If we want to be friendly to newbies, we can write an X configurator
like RedHat; but I don't think that's what we want.
Just my two cents...
John Goerzen | Running Debian GNU/Linux (www.debian.org)
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