"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> stated in post
2554888.HF3chEeqVl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on 10/28/08 6:54 PM:
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> ____/ Peter Köhlmann on Wednesday 29 October 2008 00:42 : \____
>> TomB wrote:
>>> On 2008-10-29, Roy Schestowitz was urged to write the following:
>>>> * Enter CD
>>>> * Pop-up menu shows up asking if the user's desire is to play or open the
>>>> CD's content in a file manager. Open in file manager.
>>>> * Voila! In the background, KDE has fetched the tracks info for the
>>>> entire album (over the Web) and within 1 second the tracks appear as
>>>> aptly-named files.
>>>> *Drag and drop the directory called MP3 (or Ogg) where you want it and
>>>> bam! All done.
>>>> How is this done in Windows?
>>> This is a *great* Konqueror feature. OSX fans should adore it, as it
>>> doesn't get any easier than this...
> Grip is how I did it 5 years ago.
>> Just ask Snot Michael Glasser.
>> He will explain why a convoluted mess, consisting of at least half a dozen
>> mouse-clicks in seemingly unrelated positions will result in something
>> similar, albeit not quite (most of the target formats will be missing).
>> And then declare the OSX way superior
> A BSD with a nice-looking theme and overpriced hardware. Why not just get a
> mid-tier machine and then put Bagjira on KDE? Oh wait! That won't give you
> the 'Mac Experience'^TM (aura and stuff).
If Shuttleworth gets his way it is possible desktop Linux will be doing a
lot to catch up with OS X. I would welcome that.
"Uh... ask me after we ship the next version of Windows [laughs] then I'll
be more open to give you a blunt answer." - Bill Gates