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[OT] linux simple?

by dakkar (Hermit)
on Mar 02, 2005 at 14:26 UTC ( #435835=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Newbie programming questions
in thread Newbie programming questions

No, linux is not simple and easy.

It's just that, when you have a question, there usually is a straightforward (albeit not always easy) way to find the answer.

Most (all) configuration is in plain text files, for example. Each with a slightly different syntax, but most of the time readable (sendmail.cf notwithstanding).

Most programs come with documentation and source code, which is not always easy to read, but at least it's possible.

Windows systems have this maddening tendency to try to protect the user from himself... I prefer a good length of rope, even if it means I will, sooner or later, hang myself.

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PS: written in Firefox on a Macintosh ;-)

Most of my code is tested...

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