[OT] How long before..

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 11:14:14 EDT 2012


On 08/01/2012 05:50 PM, ambassador at fourthworld.com wrote:
> Richmond wrote:
>
>> One of the initial premises of Linux was that folks could muck it
>> around to their heart's content, especially with regard to the GUI;
>> if this is lost and/or removed a very great part of the appeal of
>> Linux for the average Joe will be lost.
>
> You have more than a hundred distros to choose from, each with 
> multiple desktop environments, each of those with at least dozens of 
> tweak options, and the source code for all of that is freely available.
>
> What exactly were you able to do yesterday that's impossible for you 
> to do today?
>

Nothing.

The core of my paragraph you quoted above is the word 'if'.




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