- From: Darrell Stec <darrell_stec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 10:30:08 -0400
s. keeling wrote:
"Switching from Windows to Linux is like switching from a car to a
In that case I rather go back to using Windows.
I was almost sure that you would come up with some
comparison/metaphor where the motorbike would be beer :)
No, beer is something good. Also to me motorbikes are more like Windows
then like Linux.
They look cool, yet when you actualy use it, you notice its limitations.
It lacks stability a LOT. In fact so much that you must work on the
stability all the time, otherwise you crash and when you crash, it will
It is fun, but not functional in almost any case. It is not realy build
for more then one person. It is more about image and show then anything
A car is build for functionality. Each car has its own purpose. From
small to capable carying several people otr many tons. They do not fall
over without a reason¹.
In the case of Windows and motorbikes, drink more beer and you won't mind.
In fact that is what each must be doing to avoid noticing the pitfalls.
Windows and Harleys are made by Americans. Linux and Volvo by Swedish
speaking people. Coincidence? I think not. Give me the choice between
any Harley and a Volvo XC90 and I will pick the Volvo each and every
Darrell Stec darstec@xxxxxxxxxx
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