Re: GB vs. MB

Mark H. Wood (
Sun, 01 Dec 1996 15:59:10 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, Kai Schulte wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Nov 1996, . Tethys SYSTEM ADMIN X wrote:
> > You could argue the case that
> > Linux should be trying to appeal to the mainstream, and shouldn't be so
> > "hackerish". Personally, though, I don't think being wrong about something
> > is a good idea, even if it might appeal to the uneducated masses.
> Yes. Real tools should display real information.

Amen. The sheep will continue to buy Win95 anyway. Let more refined
operating systems appeal to more discriminating tastes. It's not like
the stockholders are going to call for our replacement if sales are down. :-)

Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer MWOOD@INDYVAX.IUPUI.EDU
Those who will not learn from history are doomed to reimplement it.