[Klug-general] Re: Mark Shuttleworth interview

Karl Lattimer karl at nncc.info
Mon Aug 21 17:30:05 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-21 at 17:19 +0100, Peter Childs wrote:
> On 21/08/06, George Prowse <cokehabit at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Good god, sometimes i really wonder about the common sense of linux people.
> >
> > If you were making a huge site for a huge amount of visitors then you
> > would instantly want to cater for the majority, *NOT* a minority that
> > _choose_ to use something different from the rest. They will have far
> > better things to do than cater to the whim of a miniscule group who
> > think that people should cater for them even though they have chosen
> > to stray from what is considered the overwhelming norm.
> >
> > If you're pissed off with your manual car would you tell your car
> > manufacturer to change it to an automatic?
> >
> > George
> >
> Yes but were not saying that.
> We are saying use a tool that everyone can use. Not just a minority
> group of users who all happern to use the same operating system, 

I don't see how that applies... until

> Ok in
> this case that minority group happerns to be the majority.



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