Linux: it's a winner
dfs poked his little head through the XP firewall and said:
Actually, one thing I do like about Windows is the overall cleanliness of the window decorations. And the small set of fonts is well chosen. But I don't get the consistency thing. All the apps seem to use slightly different font's in the non-decoration parts of the windows. And sometimes the menus differ pretty wildly (and this is among MS apps).
Why Linux works for some, and Windows works for others
The Wintards seem to have all of these problems with Linux that others don't. Yet for some...
As for responsiveness, it varies widely in Windows, and it is easy to cripple. I have a screenshot (not handy, as it was taken at work) of how simply moving Explorer left the data portion of the Window apparent as a big white block.
So, while you may rave about Windows on your hot equipment with pretty much the latest hi-cost version of that OS, others mileage will vary quite a bit from yours.
At least you don't have to take separate steps to load GTK+ for Windows anymore.
Why Linux works for some, and Windows works for others 168 plus 108
On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 16:14:11 +0000, billwg certainly, but there are two factors at work here. First, the user (in general) will have had NO choice bu...
No thanks to MS, of course.
Microsoft -- the company that shoots at cripples to make them dance.
-- When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
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