_/ On Friday 26 August 2005 16:40, [Thomas Bartkus] wrote : \_
> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> _/ On Friday 26 August 2005 14:30, [General Schvantzkoph] wrote : \_
>> I sometimes wonder if the Windows newsgroups, to which I am not
>> have similar types of trolls that provoke Windows advocates.
> Don't wonder. It's the same deal there as it is here.
I have never seen such a thread 'live' -- that is -- people defending
Windows per se. There is a key difference: merely any Linux user knows
Windows and controls it well (if ever needed). Windows users go by hearsay.
> Far too many people take the narrow world they know and turn it into a
> religion. You either adopt that religion or you are going to burn.
> That's why the trolls have so much fun.
> And then there are computer languages :-)
> Thomas Bartkus
Zeal in P/L is probably to do with MS-only languages like VB and .NET
(Direct X, MS 'HTML' and so forth), which still makes it a religious war
over O/S. It is /languages/ that sometimes stand in the way of
inter-operability, even when there is an able /and/ willing programmer who
wants to port an application.
Roy S. Schestowitz "Disk quota exceeded; sig discontinued"