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How to popularize Linux (or any hypothetical foss os) ?

Posted 06-21-2010 at 01:04 PM by entz

After pondering , debating with great passion the issue of linux and why it doesn't achieve mainstream adoption , i personally came to the following points that would if adhered to increase the odds of popular success.

The Manifest:

1) User Friendliness should be an essential and integral part of any desktop system, which its achievement has no ramifications or negative impact on stability, power , flexibility as well as security.

2) The development process
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Secular Clisp

Posted 05-13-2010 at 06:44 PM by entz
Tags clisp, lisp, secular

Hello Folks,

some of you might be lispers (lisp programmers) , i'd bet you prefer clisp , indeed it's a great implementation of common lisp.

strangely however its original authors decided to incorporate jewish religious imagery into the software , which takes the shape of a menorah.on further inspection of this under GNU released software i discovered a rather odd piece of code that provides an interesting insight into the religious zealot of the authors as well as...
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found cin.getline solution

Posted 03-28-2007 at 04:25 AM by entz

used: cin.ignore(std::numeric_limits<std::streamsize>::max(),'\n');
in conjunction with cin.clear() (very important!)

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