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Subject: Re: usb-storage not recognizing archos 20g fm recorder in linux

Re: usb-storage not recognizing archos 20g fm recorder in linux

From: David McIntyre <>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2003 13:51:35 -0800

I find it odd that people won't gripe about a Microsoft shortcoming
*cough*WindowsME*hack*wheeze* when there's something visible on the horizon to
replace it, but the same people go apeshit when there's a FIX IN PLACE on a
*NIX that forces them to do some hand patching of code to get it working

On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 02:57:51PM -0500, Fred Maxwell wrote:
> Nix wrote:
> > Hence it's unproductive, unless your goal is to cast aspersions.
> The goal is to say "this matters." It's to be vocal when some problem in
> Linux is keeping it from being competitive. It's to make sure that everyone
> recognizes that this kind of flaw means that Linux is not a viable solution
> for many users. Linux is not going to become a mainstream OS if the
> developers live in a vacuum devoid of user feedback.
> Look, it's clear from your chosen user name (and your writing) that you've
> got a gargantuan bias. Maybe you should just let this thread die instead of
> responding to messages that I left two days ago.
> Regards,
> Fred Maxwell

David McIntyre
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Received on 2003-10-28

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