[NetBehaviour] Why Microsoft Word (and Adobe) must Die
dudavalle at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 14 21:44:34 CEST 2013
Microsoft must die ?
If you are now saying that thanks to the popularization of the "personal" computers by enterprises such IBM, Microsoft and Apple ...
Do you want Adobe to die to ?
Maybe it should ...
Do you want the Gimp and others that emulates Adobe and Microsoft to die too ?
The problem is that computers want to emulate paper ? Why ? And why the GUis are so shitty ?
Software is a product or a service ? In that sense all the products are quite bad ...
Computers Programmers must think about Workshops on Customizing Programs ...
> Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:52:29 +0100
> From: marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
> To: netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org
> Subject: [NetBehaviour] Why Microsoft Word must Die
> Why Microsoft Word must Die
> By Charlie Stross
> I hate Microsoft Word. I want Microsoft Word to die. I hate Microsoft
> Word with a burning, fiery passion. I hate Microsoft Word the way
> Winston Smith hated Big Brother. Our reasons are, alarmingly, not
> dissimilar ...
> Microsoft Word is a tyrant of the imagination, a petty, unimaginative,
> inconsistent dictator that is ill-suited to any creative writer's use.
> Worse: it is a near-monopolist, dominating the word processing field.
> Its pervasive near-monopoly status has brainwashed software developers
> to such an extent that few can imagine a word processing tool that
> exists as anything other than as a shallow imitation of the Redmond
> Behemoth. But what exactly is wrong with it?
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