Forget Linux, We Need Fisher-Price Computers
Aug 05, 2009, 22:32 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)
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"What piqued my interest the most was some of the reader
comments. Gary O'Connor writes:
""People, rightly, expect that a computer in 2009 should be able
to work with mouse clicks and, if you can't get it to work with a
mouse click, you hire a geek to fix it.
"To their minds, asking them to learn that stuff is asking them
to regress, after all, the mouse was invented so that ordinary
people could use a computer without having to think about it...
"I'm not saying that WE (geeks) shouldn't be able to use the CLI
but it's just crazy to expect the average desktop user to use it or
even know about it..."