Okay, he doesn't call it that, but I do.

After all these years, the Unix and Windows cultures are still profoundly unaware of one another's strengths.

Read the whole story in Jon's Towards a unification of strengths article.

Posted by jzawodn at June 18, 2003 11:02 PM

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# Joe Grossberg said:

Depends what you mean by "cultures".

When I'm on Linux, there's a lot I miss about Windows (e.g. double-clicking on an MSI instead of futzing around with RPM dependencies) and when I use Windows I miss Linuxy things (yes, I've heard of Cygwin, but that's not part of Windows culture by any means).

If by "culture" you mean the old-school, diehard ESRs, I agree with him. If you mean the average Linux user, I disagree.

on June 19, 2003 11:01 AM
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