[kwlug-disc] netbooks without windows

Lori Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Thu Jun 24 11:51:00 EDT 2010


While Mr Stallman is free to enjoy the internet however he wishes, who
else thinks that the state of the Linux desktop (for one) would be in a
better place if OSS principals had more "normal" usage patterns?

I suspect Mr. Jobs daily-driver is not a G3 laptop with a monochrome
shell.

On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 11:36 -0400, Chris Irwin wrote:
> Also somewhat interestingly, I saw him at UW a few years ago. Somebody
> asked him about web browsing, and I believe he said he worked mostly
> offline. When he connected to a network, his MUA (Mutt?) did a
> send/receive, and desired web pages were fetched, formatted, and
> emailed to himself for later offline reading.
> 
> There is something to admire there. I wouldn't like to admit how much
> time I lose due to browsing wikipedia or tvtropes....
> 

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