> Terry Porter wrote:
>> He explained that his old machine ran Windows 2000 but the new drivers
>> for his new PC kept complaining that they wouldn't run under Windows 2000
>> and that he needed to upgrade to XP.
>> This old Windows diehard didn't want XP or Vista, only Win2k, and as he
>> could no longer use it, he is seriously considering Linux.
> Why deny him the best of both worlds? Setup his linux desktop AND put
> back his Win2K box in it's own VM.
Excellent suggestion WS. I admit that never occurred to me because I
consider people giving up their Windows dependency to be a *good* thing.
In his case he has a Windows accounting application called MYOB that he must
have, so I have passed on your suggestion to him.
If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to. Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008