Subject: Re: [open-source] Sun to start charging for Star Office
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/21/2002 10:37:29
On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 07:04:03PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

 > main difference between unix and lots of other (mostly commercial but not
 > only) systems and between unix software and other software is that
 > unix enables you do perform anything you would like by combining
 > functions of lots programs doing few functions perfectly. and make this
 > easy.

And how does providing a nice desktop environment for those who wish
to use such a thing change that?  After all, the underlying mechanisms
are still there for people who wish to use them.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>