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Re:Is it a joke??

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on May 06, 2004 01:15 AM
Actually, since they only wanted a kiosk style with limited functionality, it would be similar to MS if they just loaded a current distribution rather than putting on only what they wanted.

The beauty of Open Source - get to play with only what YOU want, not what someone else THINKS you want.

Personally, I run Slackware (www.slackware.com) which is what I would have started with (simple, easy to specify what to install/customize/etc., but with all the bells and whistles if you want them), but, hey, this was a government operation (g).

At least they thought outside the box and actually TRIED something that works.

- Ken

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