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Re: Release plans

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: Release plans
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 23:12:54 +0200
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Alan Mackenzie wrote:
>> IMO, the free software distribution model offers very little to those
>> people in the way of hope that their needs will be met.  Jury's still
>> out, but I don't know any office-type users who prefer a working Ubuntu
>> to a working Windows.  Windows has more of the apps they want.  Some
>> still choose the reliability etc of a GNU/Linux distro, but they're
>> painfully aware of being behind the curve in most application areas.
> Yes.  Sadly.  At the moment.

My impression is also that a consistent user interface matters a lot
because it makes it much easier to learn a new application.

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