Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>> Is using Windows Dumb? It will be.
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>>> | It's certainly not "dumb" to buy a Windows machine today. I have to
>>> | quickly qualify that by saying that I think most people would be
>>> | better off with a Mac,
>> That sounds more dumber than WINDUMMIES might say!
>> Why would anyone want to justify expensive appil crap in a recession
>> of all time when you can buy supported Linux PCs at far lower cost than
>> appil or windummy PCs?
> Macs are popular as a Windows alternative in the US where Apple's
> brainwash campaign is extensive and Apple shops exist. In the rest of the
> world, Linux is bigger than Apple. In developing countries, Linux is /far/
> bigger than Apple.
I have seen appil kit and its complete plastiky turn off!
I don't like dummed down UIs either.
What I like is strong and sturdy builds that can be modified
to suit every purpose and nearly everything I
have has survived more than 15 years of reconfiguration.
They are all thrown out / given away still working.
>>> except (of course) those that need certain Windows only
>>> | apps on a daily basis. Even those folks could use VM software to run
>>> | the Microsoft stuff but I wouldn't recommend that right now unless
>>> | it's casual use.
> - --
> ~~ Best of wishes
> "Monopoly raises two classes of problems for a free society. First, the
> existence of monopoly means a limitation on voluntary exchange through a
> reduction in the alternatives available to individuals. Second, the
> existence of monopoly raises the issue of ?social responsibility?, as it
> has come to be called, of the monopolist."
> --Milton Friedman
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