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Re: "Red Hat recommends Windows for consumers"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Monique Y. Herman" <spam@bounceswoosh.org>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 11:33
Subject: Re: "Red Hat recommends Windows for consumers"

> On Wed, 05 Nov 2003 at 17:14 GMT, Wolfgang Pfeiffer penned:
> > http://news.zdnet.co.uk/0,39020330,39117575,00.htm
> >
> This was on slashdot and people really freaked out about it.
> The guy is saying that RedHat is great for businesses, even for
> corporate user machines, but that he has trouble seeing his grandfather
> wanting to learn how to run linux.
> To some extent, I can't disagree with him.   My mom bought my dad a
> digital camera a couple of years ago.  Neither of them know a thing
> about computers, really, but amazingly enough, dad was able to get his
> pictures from the camera to his computer without my help.  On windows.
> I have trouble picturing (no pun intended) him doing the same on linux.
> -- 
> monique
> PLEASE don't CC me.  Please.  Pretty please with sugar on top.
> Whatever it takes, just don't CC me!  I'm already subscribed!!
As ustall I will be politically incorrect but I think the following applys
to this entire subject:

Ignore the past and you will fail
Ignore the future and you have already failed.{Unknown}

I think RH ignored the future.  Will Debian?

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