Re: [NTLK] Linux PDA Similar to Newton

From: Joost van de Griek <>
Date: Sun May 31 2009 - 08:59:00 EDT

On May 31, 2009, at 13:07, wrote:

> My microwave oven has two ways to cook food, 1. You choose power and
> time, 2. You pick a preset (pizza, popcorn, etc) and it always works
> without fail, which I exactly what I want from my computer.

Computers aren't microwaves.

> I don't need 27 different ways to do the same thing, to me that's
> bloat even if those 27 different ways only take up 1KB. Give me 1 or
> 2 ways to do something by default and the option to add more ways if
> I don't like the 2 default ways, don't just install 27 ways by
> default.

This is up to you. Unlike microwave ovens, computers are multi-purpose
devices. If you want a single-purpose device, either buy one instead,
or configure your computer to become one.


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