Linked by Kostis Kapelonis on Mon 29th Nov 2004 18:55 UTC
Editorial The IT sector today is a complete mess. The end-users rarely understand this, but most insiders reach a point when they realize that things should be different. The problems are numerous but they all reduce to a basic principle. IT and consumer electronics companies are interested more about money than helping people solve their problems. Of course companies need to make a profit and nobody denies that. They should however make money by helping people and not by creating more problems for them.
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Re: This stupid author
by Yartum on Tue 30th Nov 2004 11:36 UTC

First off, you had 2 (two) examples of where an OS could improve. That they don't defrag when idle (Hint, mac OS X does), and that word shouldn't have a save button (hint, auto saving is easy to enable and IT'S NOT AN OS).

And as an example of how computers should act, as an example of computing where the user doesn't have to deal with "boring things like menu's and doublie clicking" you give GMAIL?

WHY? because it has lots of space?

you are a VERY stupid person. Try a little googling next time.

Panther automatically defragments frequently used files less than 20 Meg in size. The process is recorded in file '/.hotfiles.btree' (not human-readable).
The only (de)fragging you need do is in Unreal and Quake. :-)