On 17.09.2010 00:13, David Gerard wrote:
On 16 September 2010 19:02, Neil
> I have frequently had to tell people "sorry, that's impossible" when
> working with a proprietary tool. When we are working with free tools,
I'm a sysadmin. Proprietary tools are the bane of
my existence and the
object of considerable fear and loathing. They are to be avoided as
That is what I found a bit sad in this discussion: It's based on "fear
and loathing" instead of user-centered delivery of the best service. In
this case we told the people "sorry, that's impossible" because any
proprietary tool is /tabu/.
Anyway, thanks for sharing your thougts.