[lug] FUD -- Big time....

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Wed Mar 14 23:44:12 MST 2001

Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 09:14:56PM -0700, John Starkey wrote:
> >Sounds like a group of MCSEs..... "what's wrong???" .... "I added a Zone
> >file and it don't work" ..... " try a reboot".
> Yeah, funny thing with working with people who use Windows...  Windows
> often has enforced ignorance -- you CAN'T know how it works, so there's
> not much you can do except reboot (which it tells you to do all the time).
> It gets people in the training of just rebooting a machine whenever it's
> not acting as you expect.  So...  People apply that knowledge to Linux.
> "I've changed sendmail.cf, so now I need to reboot."  "Whoa!!!", I say...
> Sean
> --
>  If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be
>  millionaires.  -- Abigail Van Buren
> Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
> tummy.com - Linux Consulting since 1995. Qmail, KRUD, Firewalls, Python

I remember a recent claim of something about how free software destroyed
the economy and innovation. However, on this reboot thing, I have to
agree with the windows world. Without all those jobs rebooting machines
constantly, we'd slip into a depression era.

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