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· · 2007
· · · January
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Integrated Systems · In Which Mac?, I wrote “Not quite ready to unSwitch for day-to-day work yet; it seems the lat­est Lin­ux­es still have is­sues with out­board dis­plays and pow­er man­age­ment [now 37 peo­ple are go­ing to write me to tell me how you can make that work, each pro­vid­ing their own multi-step recipe]”. Hu­bert Figuière , very sen­si­bly, com­ment­ed “Actually there is no need for a multi-step Linux-that-work-on-laptop how to. Just pur­chase a mod­el that is known to be well supported.” ...
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Defining Standards · In Pro Choice, Sam Ru­by says: I pre­fer sim­pler definitions.  A stan­dard is one that has mul­ti­ple, inter-operable, in­de­pen­dent implementations.  An open stan­dard, at least in the soft­ware world, is one where at least one of those im­ple­men­ta­tions is open source. You can sign me up for that, too.
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