[OT] Can I copy/paste Python code?

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Thu Jul 23 07:39:05 CEST 2015

On Thursday 23 July 2015 07:56, Michael Torrie wrote:

> Though it seems to me Linux desktops are becoming more and more like
> Windows in the ways that drove me to really like X11 desktops.  For
> example, client-side decorations always bugged me in Windows especially
> when an app would freeze and I couldn't move it.

Yes, this, a thousand times this.

I moved to Linux because it was a better platform than Windows for the 
things I care about, not just the whole FOSS thing. As Linux has gotten more 
popular, the GUI developers are stripping all the best parts of the platform 
in order to more closely ape the more disagreeable parts of Windows.

A cautionary tale of what happens when you open the doors too widely and 
allow the riff-raff in. You get KDE 4 and Gnome 3.


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