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Re: Crazy idea? Remote SVN client for the Subversion-impaired

From: jarrod roberson <jarrod_at_vertigrated.com>
Date: 2007-05-18 03:48:19 CEST

On 3/4/07, Kenneth Porter <shiva@sewingwitch.com> wrote:
> --On Wednesday, February 28, 2007 11:51 AM -0500 Jing Xue
> <jxue01@digizenstudio.com> wrote:
> > But "I don't care and I just want to do my work", while being right in
> > principle, cannot be used to excuse the _necessary_ learning effort.
> >
> > Why do people - including grandma - need to remember to shutdown
> > Windows[1] before turning off the computer? Why can't they just turn it
> > off when they are done just like they would a TV?
> Think oil changes on a car. How many know *why* they're supposed to change
> oil? It's just a mantra that dealers and their driving teachers tell them
> to do, or the car stops running. Computers are not TV's, just like cars are
> not TV's. They all operate with different maintenance regimes.

not all computers need to be "shutdown"
the rusty old Amiga was just happy as pie to be turned off with a
power switch with no ill effects to anything. :-) If I recall BeOS was
just a happy being turned off when you were done. Then again my Macs
run for MONTHS without needing to be turned completely off or
rebooted. My Windows machine is pretty much just for games and it
stays turned off most of the time anyway. :-)

just because Windows has stupid dogma requirements doesn't mean ALL
computers need the same.

If you don't know what you want, you probably need a nap.
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Received on Fri May 18 03:48:39 2007

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