[rescue] Mozilla Firefox
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Apr 22 15:13:33 CDT 2004
Thu, 22 Apr 2004 @ 13:04 -0400, Dave McGuire said:
> Fucking stupid morons. They'd never dream of using something like a
> big Bridgeport mill without reading the instructions, but they'll
> happily sit down in front of a device that is a million times more
> complex and use it without knowing even the most basic things about it.
In defense of the average Joe, this is as much the fault of the
General Electric doesn't sell steam turbine power generators in
Wal-Mart, and provides proper training and documentation for their
product, and makes sure the customer knows what he is getting.
By contrast computers and a lot of other consumer products are sold
with no training, no or very bad documentation, and they make sure the
customer knows as little as possible about what they are getting, to the
point of actively lying to them about it.
shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- ["There are nowadays professors of
philosophy, but not philosophers." ]
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