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Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo?

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 08:25:48AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > And as far as documentation goes: Gentoo has a beautiful step by step manual 
> > on how to get the system up and running. You don't even have to dig for it. 
> > It is right there for you. Could not say the same about Debian. Debian rather 
> > tells you that they do not need a beginner like you.
> Come on. Do you think that a system that insists on compiling everything
> from source on every upgrade is suitable for linux beginners?

I think it says a lot, that a system that [isnt designed for linux
beginners] was still more "beginner friendly" than debian, in this case.

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