• Subject: Re: RTFM (was: CPYF behavior)
  • From: "L. S. Russell" <leslier@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 15:44:32 -0600

Speaking of linux, have you read about the Crusoe chip from transmeta?
http://www.transmeta.com

boldt@ca.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> L.S. wrote:
> >Hans, are you actually using X up there or are you stuck in M$?
> >If you are using X what window manager are you using, just out of
> >curiosity.
> >KDE, seems to be very stable and I think will make the change from
> >Micro$oft to linux very easy for those used to Win9x because of the
> >familiar look and feel of the desktop.
> 
> Well, here at work, I'm stuck with WNT.  But at home I use
> KDE.  Some people accuse KDE of being too much like Windows,
> but I disagree.  It's much better.  But yes, it can be
> configured to look like Windows.  KDE gives you a button
> (labelled K) in the corner that sorta works like Windows
> "Start" button.  And if you want, you can get a Windows-like
> task bar.  But since a click on the middle mouse button gets
> you a list of tasks, I don't see much point to the task bar.
> (My wife likes the task bar, though, so she has her desktop
> configured with it.)
> 
> KDE version 2 is expected sometime this spring.  From the
> information provided at their web site (http://www.kde.org/),
> version 2 looks like it should really send cold shivers up
> the spines of some execs in Redmond!
> 
> Cheers!  Hans
> 
> Hans Boldt, ILE RPG Development, IBM Toronto Lab, boldt@ca.ibm.com
> 
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