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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Reactions to the following?
From: Carl D Cravens <raven@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 14:07:38 -0600 (CST)
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On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, John Alexander wrote:

> No need to, it runs fine for me under WINE. My honest impression and gut
> feeling is that Linux won't take off for the average joe/joan until the
> install matches Windows '9x in simplicity, with all the inherent
> assumptions.

At which point, Intuit will port Quicken to Linux.

> But then, do we all want our OS to be making all of those assumptions
> for us?

Linux can still be made simpler to install/use without doing stupid stuff
like the Windows Registry.  It will still have to have install assumptions
for my mother to install it... but so long as the ability to *override*
those assumptions is available, that seems like the best of both worlds to

Carl D Cravens (raven@xxxxxxxxxxx)
Squirt guns don't squirt people, kids do.

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