clueless GNOME bashing (was Re: [rescue] Mozilla Firefox)

Carl R. Friend crfriend at
Wed Apr 28 05:42:39 CDT 2004

   On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Dave McGuire wrote:

>    Eye candy will get the attention and respect of morons.  Quality 
> software that is resource-frugal and well-written will get the 
> attention of intelligent people.  Gnome has the reputation of being a 
> huge, bloated pig...Whose attention are they chasing?

   Quick quiz:  "What's the ratio of morons to intelligent people in
technical settings, and what's the ratio of morons to intelligent
people in Management?"

   This is why Microcruft don't market to technicians - and why they
do market to Management.  And it *works* -- very well.

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