Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Dec 2006 17:45 UTC
X11, Window Managers Apparently, my article a few days ago caused a bigger stir than I had anticipated, not at all unrelated to the fact that my wordings may not have been optimal. So, let me clarify things a bit.
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The english isn't a problem at all.
by Phloptical on Sun 24th Dec 2006 02:02 UTC
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2006-10-10

Not for nothing, Thom, but your grammar is leaps and bounds better than 95% of the population I reluctantly call "my fellow Americans".

You have to definitely give yourself more credit. If you hadn't have said anything, I would have thought that english was your primary language.

All I can say is that all the zealots need to chill the f' out and realize there are multiple negative issues on both (or all) sides of their OS coin. Especially the linux guys....community in-fighting over stupid <expletive deleted> like "Your (insert window manager here) sux!" is no way to further adoption of the product as a whole....which is the whole point of Linux to begin with. The last thing the pro-linux PR camp wants to do, to convert the Windows masses,is to start airing out the very extensive list of "dirty laundry", and then ridicule people for using what they use.

Linux has to be presented to the public as a "choice", not as gospel truth. Adoption is going to be a slow process.

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