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Re: Firefox became unstable with 5.2 - caused by PR #44387

On Mon, 7 Jan 2013 16:49:15 -0500 (EST)
Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:

> Of course, my idea of "desktop" is very very different from what the
> penguin hordes seem to mean by the term these days. :/ 
Current Linux desktops are a point and drool idiot compatibility layer.
I am no idiot (at least I hope) so I am not compatible with that. ;-)

> Perhaps I could put it this way: I don't run a "desktop environment";
> I run an X server and a bunch of clients.
Same here. fvwm with a config that I carry on for, puhh, maybe 18
years, a bunch of xterms, sylpheed (GUI MUA) and firefox. xpdf, xzgv
and Viking + Merkkartor (GIS software) when needed.

> But, if I were to find a Mac keyboard I like as much as I do my
> Sun type-3s, and were to pick up something like a G3, I could
> very well end up with a macppc desktop.
Well. They are basicly serial devices, RS232 with TTL voltage level.
People have hooked them up to PeeCees via voltage level converters to
regular RS232 ports. Today you can get TTL RS232 USB adapters for less
then an (PPC) Apple and an egg... ;-)



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