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Subject: Re: Scientist says Windows design unjustified Date: 12/21/1998 5:48 PM
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>Yes. Furthermore, I see no reason for the company to >strongly couple the Windows GUI to the kernel of the >Windows operating system.
>On Linux, you have a choice of several GUI's. (One >even mimics the Win95.) You should not have to reboot >a whole operating system just to terminate one user >interface so you can start a different one. Just >exit.

Linux isn't designed for the mainstream public. Everytime I tell my Dad to hit the Start button, he draws a blank. Now you want to burden him with different interfaces? Linux customers must all be programmers and power users. If Windows customers were power users, I'd bet Windows would be a lot better! A lot is lost in making it accessable to idiots.

Besides, when Windows was separate from the kernel (Windows 3.x), everyone said it was cheesy.
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