For it was written by cfswestern:
Quote:> After you have sorted out the amateur comedians how do you keep the real
> Linux Advocates separate? Even though there are not very many overall
> posters in this newsgroup they seem to fall into about four categories:
Ok, you got me! But you have to laugh, don't you??
I think you can be a little light-hearted and maintain a healthy
enthusiasm for this OS. In fact as far as advocacy is concerned I know
that I have put my money where my mouth is and invested heavily in
learning to use Linux, to the point where apart from once or twice a
month I do not use MS Windows at all.
Quote:> 1 Casual users: Internet surfers and checkbook balancers like myself
> for example
I do this.
Quote:> 2 Power users: Programmers in other words
I do this. Not your C or C++ stuff, but PHP and Perl. It's what I make my
living at. Also some pretty demanding graphics work with the GIMP and
some 3D visualisations with POVRAY.
Quote:> 3 Hobbyists Determined to use every distro and recompile the
I do some of this. I'm stuck on Slackware, but I have been known to do a
bit of kernel recompilation - though not as successfully as I might like
recently. As well as being a great tool, Linux is good fun to mess about
Ian - looking through a glass onion