>> Bloatware like KDE/Gnome in particular is the wrong direction
>> because it means those who lack the means to buy wiz-bang hardware
>> (the poor, students etc) won't use Linux anytime soon.
> I know of nothing that forces one to use Gnome or KDE. There's a plethora
> of small window managers,
_Not Window Managers_ as has been repeated enough times that people
should at least _start_ to grasp it.
(At least you're not one of those that are _outright stupid_ that are
willing to demonstrate their ignorance by claiming that Enlightenment
is a "small window manager.")
For example, if errors are detected in one of the disk drives, the
system will allow read-only access to memory until the problem is
resolved. This, PE claimed, prohibits a damaged disk drive from
entering errors into the system. -- Computerworld 8 Nov 82 page 4.