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Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software
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Bertfried Fauser |
Subject: |
Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software |
Date: |
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 09:33:31 +0100 |
Hi,
is this kindergarden? or do we talk Axiom issues here? lol...
Ciao
BF.
On Nov 26, 2007 9:24 PM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky <address@hidden> wrote:
> Arthur Ralfs wrote:
> > M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> >> Well ... if you mean "*Red Hat* Linux has won a significant market
> >> share in servers", I agree. However, I don't think as a user that
> >> either Firefox or OpenOffice are of sufficient quality or maturity to
> >> be used on a Windows desktop, and I don't consider what they have
> >> accomplished to be a "win". They just aren't viable alternatives for
> >> anything but casual home use. I use them on Linux because they are
> >> there, but they aren't on my Windows desktop at work and probably
> >> never will be.
> >>
> > Do you mean to say that you think IE is better than Firefox? Hard to
> > imagine.
> >
> > Arthur Ralfs
> >
> >
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>
> I'm saying:
>
> 1. Firefox is *not* better than IE 7 on the Windows platform for any
> reasonable definition of "better". In particular, the hype about Firefox
> being more secure than IE is unsubstantiated and cannot in fact be
> proven or falsified.
>
> 2. In a corporation or other accountability hierarchy, people aren't
> always free to experiment with potential improvements. In fact, the
> epidemic of malware, cyber-terrorism and other things of that ilk have
> led to very restrictive IT policies. Even if Firefox were better than
> IE, it would still face an uphill battle in this arena.
>
> Are you saying that OpenOffice is "better" than Microsoft Office on any
> dimension other than price? :)
>
>
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- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, (continued)
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, William Stein, 2007/11/25
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Gabriel Dos Reis, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, root, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, William Stein, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Doug Stewart, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Arthur Ralfs, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Bill Page, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Arthur Ralfs, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software,
Bertfried Fauser <=
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Bill Page, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, root, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, William Stein, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, root, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Gabriel Dos Reis, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, William Stein, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Gabriel Dos Reis, 2007/11/26
- Re: [Axiom-developer] Re: AMS Notices: Open Source Mathematical Software, Michel Lavaud, 2007/11/27