Making Music / Video folders on FreeBSD visible on HD TV
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Wed Mar 14 11:43:58 UTC 2012
On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 07:32:44 -0400, Carmel wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:45:36 +0100
> Polytropon articulated:
> > //* OFFLIST
As you carried this on-list again, allow me to reply
in public. I do not appreciate your lack of humour
(see explaination at the end).
> > On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 06:39:08 -0400, Carmel wrote:
> > > Obviously Microsoft anticipated user needs quite
> > > successfully. I have several friends who have integrated their TVs
> > > with their home PC quite successfully and painlessly.
> > This has changed with the upcoming version of their "Windows".
> > Check out this video and have a good laugh.
> > http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-pick/a-real-user-proves-windows-8-fails-on-the-desktop-20120312/
> > ;-)
> Ah yes, your basic FUD rubbish. Win8 has not even been released. Many
> of the features are still in a state of flux.
Your basic FUD rubbish. Specific features have been
confirmed to be in the final release. The absence
of the "well-known interaction starting point" is
one of them.
While I like some of "Windows 8"'s concepts especially
for the mobile market, transitioning them 1:1 to the
desktop _and its users_ will cause trouble, as you
can see in the video.
> Complaining about
> something in an unreleased version of Windows is like complaining that
> FreeBSD-10 is a failure because (you fill in the blank). When it is
> released, then proper comparisons can be made.
We will see.
The main effect of "failure" will be when problems
start hitting the support queues. Re-learning things
has never been a great strength in "Windows" land,
but maybe a radical change in usage paradigm isn't
that bad. Also architectural changes (e. g. abandoning
decades of legacy) are welcome by supporters and also
As I said, we will see.
> BTW, I read on another blog by a typical MS Hater that he hated the
> new interface because the mouse was no longer usable in the system. It
> turns out the "genius" was not aware of how to enable or disable the
That's really stupid.
Do not confuse me with a MICROS~1 hater. You would be
surprised by the truth.
> And yes, the "idiot" is a charter member of "slashdot". Go
> figure ...
I don't consume that kind of web content, sorry.
> In addition, I really do not appreciate your trolling.
You missed reading and interpreting the ";-)" appended.
Better luck next time.
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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