[arch-general] My end-user $0.02 on /etc/rc.conf splitting.

Oliver Kraitschy okraits at arcor.de
Wed Jul 25 07:18:00 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 11:20:57AM +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

> Is there the need to talk about Windows? XP is stable, just most XP
> users are unexperienced, so they break their XPs, but for such computer
> users a Linux won't work, since it needs too much tweaking to get a
> Linux run, hence a borked XP anyway is better than a Linux that
> completely doesn't work. However, XP will be dropped soon. Or is it
> already dropped by Microsoft? Btw. 98SE already is stable. Newer Windows
> might be unstable, I dunno. For me it's important that Microsoft and
> Apple are unethical companies. Unfortunately XP doesn't run that good on
> VBox and I'm not willing to install it directly to my computer again.
> But we should keep in mind, that some software only is available for
> Microsoft and Apple. And how many users are willing to stand the
> roughness and all the rules of Linux communities? There are also such
> forums for Windows, but you also will find many forums where old women
> are allowed to ask the same stupid questions again and again and even
> top posting and HTML for emails are allowed.
> Registry indeed is a PITA, however, on Linux we've got pulseaudio, KDE4
> GNOME3. Who cares? Comparing OS is useless. Splitting /etc/rc.conf has
> less to do with something Windows-like.
Hello Ralf,

sorry, i just wanted to correct some statements which are simply not correct and just OS bashing.



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