Re: Call for a new operating system
From: Robert Newson (ReapNewsT_at_uk.co.fsnet.bullet3)
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2004 20:46:02 GMT
Tobias Skytte wrote:
>>>I don't see why computers shouldnt be made easy to use. I think that
>>>the above mentioned install nightmares are often because the
>>>programmer is too lazy to make a installation script that takes care
>>>of checking dependencies and so on. In the windows world people go
>>>through great lengths to make good installation programs for their
>>>software. Why not for linux?
>>I don't see why people shouldn't be expected to gain a little knowledge of
>>something before they try to use it. There are all sorts of documentation
> Because it isn't necessary on the competitions' OS (i.e. windows).
Funny - I've often found I've needed to try and do owt in Windoze, only to
be stymied by a total lack of documentation on how to achieve it; tearing
out my hair when the help provided doesn't.