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Re: Google to launch PC operating system


From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Google to launch PC operating system
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 07:13:25 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Alan Mackenzie writes:
> I must say, I'd welcome a system where I can get straight to a browser
> without having to go through the excessiveness of X-Windows and a typical
> window-manager like KDE or GNOME.

While X is currently necessary desktop environments[1] such as KDE and
Gnome certainly are not.  Neither is a window manager, though it is
convenient.


[1]  KDE and Gnome are _not_ window managers.  They also are not the only
desktop environments.
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John Hasler 
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