[UFO Chicago] Most annoying way to promote Linux
jesse_becker at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 31 18:54:32 PDT 2012
Unix is very user friendly. It's just particular about with whom it makes friends with.
> From: Brian Sobolak <brian at planetshwoop.com>
>To: ufo at ufo.chicago.il.us
>Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 9:28 PM
>Subject: [UFO Chicago] Most annoying way to promote Linux
>I have been messing around with a program called 'remind' to provide
>terminal reminders. I do this on cygwin because a) I have to run
>windows and b) calendar doesn't have a package on cygwin and remind
>However, EVERY time I use it, it comes up with this nonsense:
>You appear to be running Remind on a Microsoft system. I'd rather that
>you didn't. Remind execution will continue momentarily.
>It pauses for 5 seconds to do this.
>Considering the man page is 24000 words (vs 4200 for grep), this person
>had a little too much time on their hands to decide what a user-friendly
>UFO Chicago -- Users of Free Operating Systems
>Free Software Rules -- Proprietary Drools!
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