Re: [dev] Article in line with

From: Hadrien Lacour <>
Date: Sat, 7 Aug 2021 14:06:02 +0000

On Sat, Aug 07, 2021 at 02:54:18PM +0200, Sagar Acharya wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 07, 2021 at 10:34:00AM +0200, Sagar Acharya wrote:
> >
> >> Just 1 thing needs to be done, make easier for a majority to use minimal, secure software and make it harder for majority to use gigantic, malware injected software. And things would become better.
> >>
> > Sadly not possible, as the whole concept of orthogonality (a requirement for
> > simplicity) goes against the fact that the majority of people don't want to
> > tailor the computer to their needs, they want it to "just werk".
> >
> This is where I diverge from suckless, suckless goes for hardcore minimalistic software at cost of user experience. Addicted to almost all software out there like WhatsApp, Facebook, and many more things, most are never gonna use stuff like dwm. And things like Windows would keep them there. I myself use dwm, hyperbola OS, but suggesting it to common people wouldn't be wise. They'll switch back to Windows, and this time maybe forever.
> If I want to serve good software to people who want their systems to "just werk" (most out there), today, I'll go for trisquel KDE edition. It's not minimalistic but much better than Windows.

So you're trying to solve a societal problem with technology. Good luck.
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