[UFO Chicago] Most annoying way to promote Linux

Jesse Becker 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.
Jesse Becker

> 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 
>program is.
>UFO Chicago -- Users of Free Operating Systems
>Free Software Rules -- Proprietary Drools!
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