Linked by Eugenia Loli on Tue 19th Nov 2002 09:24 UTC
Oracle and SUN This past year has been a breakthrough for Sun for both their Linux and Solaris products. The most intriguing news of all is possibly the challenge Sun poses to Microsoft with their Desktop Initiative announced a couple of months ago. We spoke to Bill Moffitt, Product Line Manager of the Solaris Lifecycle, about Linux, the desktop and Solaris. Update: Bill Moffitt replies on our forums.
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What is productive about excessive eye candy and unnecessary bloat in the form of media players and "movie makers" that come pre-installed and bolted to the OS?

If you have employees who can't use a computer without these "things", fire them. Obviously they're not there to work as they see amusing their simpleton minds with flashy interfaces and clippies as their job.

As for the replacement of CDE, I beat you've never even use a UNIX workstation let alone the SUN version of GNOME that is under development? How about getting some experience before casting judgement on technologies you know nothing about.

Oh, and for the record, I have set up small businesses with GNOME, and everyone of them are very happy in that their employees are knuckling down and doing work rather than trying to find their Feng Sui through computer themes and where they place the pot plant in their cubicle to ensure the "good spirits" can flow through their work space.

Oh, and for the record, there are people who do get paid to do the above.