[tex-live] OT: Why use Windows

Zdenek Wagner wagner at cesnet.cz
Wed Jun 21 23:11:35 CEST 2006

On Wed, 21 Jun 2006, Juergen Fenn wrote:

> 1. It took me years to learn how to read a manpage. Let's face it:
>    Most people will never be able to use unix-like online help files.
Because there is almost no documentation in Windows, so people forgot to
read and they do not expect that everything is documented.

> 4. At least to me it is much easier to select hardware for Windows
>    than for a Linux system. I think this is very much the same for all
>    users outside the IT community.
Because the manufacturers deny people freedom to use their products
without paying to Microsoft. And resellers are too lazy to look into
compatibility list. I buy my equipment in good computer shops so that I
have no problems to use Linux and OS/2.

> 5. Isn't this all OT here? ;-)
> Regards,
> Jürgen.
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