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Old 01-27-2011, 10:43 AM   #436
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Not to worry, I don't have the time. Just wanted to put in my two cents on Kenny_Strawn's first post. Have fun with your tinker-toy OS... I have too much real work to do.
What a waste of all those supercomputers running a tinker toy OS! What on earth will we do?!
 
Old 01-27-2011, 11:11 AM   #437
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And let's hope Windoze *NEVER* gets backed by anybody (like it did by @mattvdh) in this thread as much as it was backed by people in the old thread. And fellow Linux users: Let's not feed those trolls who do! Just ignore them and pretend they didn't exist.
Kenny, us "fellow Linux users" aren't your personal army, nor do I imagine that many of us share the same zealous mindless ideology that you do.
Please don't try to pass yourself off as a sort of representative of the community.
 
Old 01-27-2011, 01:03 PM   #438
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Kenny, us "fellow Linux users" aren't your personal army, nor do I imagine that many of us share the same zealous mindless ideology that you do.
Please don't try to pass yourself off as a sort of representative of the community.
++1
 
Old 01-27-2011, 04:05 PM   #439
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Who cares about Bill gates or Steve Ballmer they are just 2 greedy A$$0L3S that get and deserve nothing from me. Microslop is if nothing else a monolith to capitalism in its worst form !!!
 
Old 01-27-2011, 05:33 PM   #440
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Kenny, us "fellow Linux users" aren't your personal army, nor do I imagine that many of us share the same zealous mindless ideology that you do.
Please don't try to pass yourself off as a sort of representative of the community.
Absolutely.
 
Old 01-28-2011, 11:17 AM   #441
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Kenny, us "fellow Linux users" aren't your personal army, nor do I imagine that many of us share the same zealous mindless ideology that you do.
Please don't try to pass yourself off as a sort of representative of the community.
This. A thousand times this.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 06:51 PM   #442
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This. A thousand times this.
No, you're not my personal army. We're all Free Software's personal army, which is why anything's better than WinDOS.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 06:58 PM   #443
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anything's better than WinDOS.
Er, you do realize that modern versions of Windows are no longer based on DOS, right? Versions of Windows from 2000 up are based on the NT kernel, which is a pretty much completely different system.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 07:12 PM   #444
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We're all Free Software's personal army.
I'd really appreciate it if you didn't speak on my behalf.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 07:16 PM   #445
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Er, you do realize that modern versions of Windows are no longer based on DOS, right? Versions of Windows from 2000 up are based on the NT kernel, which is a pretty much completely different system.
The NT Kernel may not have any DOS code, but the way it functions it's basically a DOS clone.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 07:27 PM   #446
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i like both windows and linux .. i don't fight for which is better.. i mean... you can breath new life in old computers with linux and have a super media center , software installing computer with windows .. you can have media center for linux also , but not all the paid and freeware and open source software windows has...
 
Old 01-29-2011, 07:37 PM   #447
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ou can have media center for linux also , but not all the <snip>open source software windows has...
I thought there is much more open-source Linux software than for Windows.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 07:49 PM   #448
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The NT Kernel may not have any DOS code, but the way it functions it's basically a DOS clone.
Ummm, no? Since if that were true NTFS would not be possible, no real TCP/IP support, or any other kind of networking support by default except maybe dialup, multi-tasking, user policies, etc...

Sorry NT != DOS, and the only remnants of any sort of dos that is left is of course the cmd shell.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 07:52 PM   #449
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And the concept of "drive letters", and the concept of using backslashes instead of forward slashes for pathnames, and the names of many commands used in the Windows shell... you get the idea.
 
Old 01-29-2011, 07:55 PM   #450
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And the concept of "drive letters", and the concept of using backslashes instead of forward slashes for pathnames, and the names of many commands used in the Windows shell... you get the idea.
Well they're not going to reinvent the wheel. If they changed everything Windows would've lost it's followers.
 
  


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