Re: Hate Linux?? (was Re: [Nolug] Woo hoo!!! On-line with wireless!!!)

From: James Thompson <>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 12:53:39 -0500
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For me "hate Windows" is short for hating non-*nix environments. And
also general preference of open standards and open source.

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On Jun 12, 2009, at 12:44 PM, Ron Johnson <> wrote:

> On 2009-06-12 11:54, B. Estrade wrote:
> [snip]
>> But moreover, I just *love* FreeBSD. There's a quote floating around
>> that says, "FreeBSD is for those who love Unix; Linux is for those
>> who
>> hate Windows." And I think this is very accurate for the way that I
>> feel. I still don't like the generalization it implies about people
>> who advocate Linux, but it makes me chuckle because I can't deny that
>> it is true in many cases.
> Is this "hate Windows" a shorthand for "hate Microsoft" or "hate
> closed source"?
> I wanted Linux because Windows didn't give me the "real OS" power
> that I was (and am) used to from OpenVMS minicomputers at work.
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