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Re: The Strengths and Weakness of Fedora/RHEL OS management



Le dimanche 02 avril 2006 à 03:57 -0700, Shane Stixrud a écrit :
> On Sun, 2 Apr 2006, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> 
> > writers dumping ill-though keys on users. And here you'll make the
> > situation even worse, by promoting a no-need-to-think configuration
> > system (see the post on the new printing admin tool in the archives -
> > problem not the conf file syntax but that key values/names are
> > inconsistent).
> 
> This is just not true.  Nothing about standardizing configuration data 
> makes the system a "no-need-to-think configuration system". 

That's just sooo untrue.
A software writer will just spend more time on features which he
considers expensive in developer time.
You need to take the human factor into account. FOSS like many other
software changes relied heavily on social not technical factors.

>  It's just 
> the opposite in fact, the user is is now free to THINK 
> and FOCUS on the FUNCTION they wish to perform with less needless 
> distraction.

Again, if you think the problem is on the user side you've already lost
it.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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