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Re: From GNOME to KDE and back again: old computing habits are hard to break

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 82.69.22.214] on March 25, 2008 02:10 PM
The author doesn't seem to know anything except what he's familiar with. I know OS X fairly well and I noticed several errors just in the brief reference he made to the OS. Here are the two most glaring ones:

"There are ways to fiddle some [standard Unix] apps into working on [OS X], much as Wine can make some Windows apps run in Linux ..."

Eh? Installing X11 so that you can run standard Unix applications on OS X is not in the least like installing an emulation environment. X11 is a window manager not an emulator.

http://developer.apple.com/opensource/tools/X11.html

Also, I use OS X as often as I use Linux -- in fact, more often -- and I can't imagine where he got the idea that you can't have subdirectories. I use them all the time.

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