How to *NOT* sell Linux
levipearson at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 16:20:41 MDT 2009
"Doran L. Barton" <fozz at iodynamics.com> writes:
> On Thursday 10 September 2009 13:14:48 Charles Curley wrote:
>> The lady makes some very good points.
> There are parts of this letter that made me want to go back and read Neal
> Stephenson's book/essay "In the beginning... was the command line." It's
> dated, but still quite relevant:
Well, the author, as of 2003, said in his 'Juvenilia' page that it was
"badly obsolete and probably needs a thorough revision." He also noted
that, at that point, he had been using Mac OS X almost exclusively for a
couple of years.
Sounds like he came to the same conclusion as the writer of the original
You might be interested in this annotated response to the essay:
It's also getting old, but I agree with his conclusion at the end.
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