[clug] Comments requested: "Why Windows Users Can't Switch To Linux"

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Sat Jan 31 01:46:24 MST 2015

I first noticed contradictory statements:
     * "Comments requested";
     * "Can anyone fault it?";
     * "No snide remarks";
     * "Take issues up with the video’s creator.".

Taken together, I think those mean "Agree with me." or "Tell me how 
right I am.". Unfortunately, I scored low on the personality trait of 
agreeableness! So I am sensing a psychological game called "Ain't it awful".

I recently read in a science magazine, an article summary saying that 
non-scientists had different views about scientific issues, than did 
scientists. Yes, that's unsurprising; that was market research! And 
similarly non-Linux-using Windows users have different views about the 
usability of Linux, than do Linux gurus. I have a Windows-using friend 
who considers Linux to be an insanity-provoking monstrosity that dumps 
you into an insoluble command-line problem at the slightest quirk!


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