Macs: 1 button, Windows: 2 buttons, Unix: 104 buttons 9015
On Wed, 22 Feb 2006 17:15:45 -0700, Snit
Macs: 1 button, Windows: 2 buttons, Unix: 104 buttons 9019
On Thu, 23 Feb 2006 07:58:59 -0700, Snit No idea really, I'm not one of the developers...
Maybe it seems like that on the Mac.
I don't know...I've found the Office software on Linux fairly easy to use.
I've never been the sort to advocate that everyone use just one platform. My preference is for a more open, even marketplace with plenty of choices and lots of variety. Sort of like the good old days of home computing of the 1980s. Personally I feel that Linux is one of the best ways to get there, since even within Linux there's a huge amount of variety...plus support for all sorts of wild, out there hardware choices. :-)
Now, I may not like the Mac, but I respect it's place, and the choice offered. Heck, Apple was there in the heyday of choice, and didn't try to run everyone into the ground like MS did.
Perhaps you haven't really looked, not beyond the Ubuntu webpages. I mean heck, I doubnt you'll find too much reference to it at mandriva either....but they're right there under Accessability in the menu.
So if someone does not write their software to take advantage of a particular feature, OS X will impose that feature anyway? That makes for lousy incentive for being an OS X programmer.
What's wrong with it? It's small, fast, and light...yet with it's extensions (much like Firefox in a way) it can do all sorts of things, like translation, and wikipedia lookup.
The warnings are pretty good, and explicit, you can't close it without being made pretty clear what's going on, and very clear what your options are.
Offhand, I'd set that in the email filters of the email program. I'd check regularly to ensure those filters are in place.
Macs: 1 button, Windows: 2 buttons, Unix: 104 buttons
Compared to the Mac. It still is not as well laid out. One example: zooming to page width is left out of the toolbar for no good reason. We largely agree on...
They wouldn't even have access. I'd have set it up so their account didn't have permission to use any software that I didn't specifically allow them to.
This is just stuff off the top of my head. Of course, most likely, I'd set only really let them run off a LiveCD...probably a child's distro like Freeduc. Lots of games and educational activities, few things to get into trouble with. Kids love it, I remember some young cousins and kids of older cousins coming and playing with it, had to burn off copies to send home with them.
Oh, yup, that looks like it's about the same thing alright.
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