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Re: [Computerbank] interesting article from el reg (fwd)

Da Moose wrote:
> Hi all
>  this article was sent to me and i thought it was very true.
> Pen

I'd be hard pressed to put it better myself !  :-)

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2001 00:03:00 +1100 (EST)
> From: fish <fish@bovine.artificial-stupidity.net>
> To: Da Moose <moose@bovine.artificial-stupidity.net>
> Subject: interesting article from el reg
>         - Chuckie
> Making Linux look harder than it isBy Robin Miller,
> Newsforge.comPosted: 07/12/2001 at 11:18 GMT
> Many "gurus" teaching new users about Linux make it look harder than it
> needs to be, and apparently fail to explain that yes, you can make
> PowerPoint-style presentations in Linux, you can view Web Pages that use
> Flash animation and other "glitz" features, and that you can manage all
> your files though simple "point, click, drag and drop" visual
> interfaces. Could the biggest problem with Linux usability be that most of
> the people teaching newbies to use Linux are too smart and know too much?
> ----------------------  snip ----------------------

David T. Hatton
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