|FROM ||Ruben I Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [hangout] Re: [wwwac] linux and macs...
Which says evrything about why one MUST use a superior
Free OS rather than an inferior and un-intuitive
On 2002.07.25 21:41 Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
> I don't have time for these sorts of non-responses.
> On Thursday, Jul 25, 2002, at 18:38 US/Pacific, Ruben I Safir wrote:
> >> Rather than dealing with apple front-line tech support (repeat:
> >> front-line) which is aimed more at telling mom how to rename her files
> >> or log into AOL, probably at least 99% of the calls they receive and
> >> hence where their emphasis obviously is going to go, if you find a way
> >> to crash the system or otherwise encounter any other sort of issue
> >> which your prior Unix experience allows you to identify as a real bug,
> >> the way to deal with it is to FILE A BUG REPORT. The form is right
> >> here: http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/bugrptform.html
> > Nah
> > Hack the code. Or get rid of the Mac interface since it is not free
> > software.
> >> I also have first-hand experience that these bug reports are read and
> >> frequently acted on by developers since I've probably fielded at least
> >> a couple hundred of them myself, so any reasonably well-crafted bug
> >> report (e.g. not "your OS sucks, make it better") that can be
> >> reproduced will be handled by an engineer.
> > Uhggg
> > Like we haven't seen this before. Just wipe it clean and put a Free OS
> > on it.
> >>> As shipped from Apple sendmail will not work because of improper
> >>> directory permissions that the system resets to WRONG on every boot.
> >> And as I've explained to Brett before, this is a compromise issue
> >> which
> >> has no clear solution as of yet.
> > Yes it does. Make t free and let the use choose.
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