Re: OT--Win7 and disk partitions

  • From: "Robert Holmgren" <holmgren@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: xywrite@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 02:03:19 -0400

** Reply to message from Harry Binswanger <hb@xxxxxxxxxxxx> on
Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:58:06 -0400

> I agree with you (except about "bloodsucking")

What do _you_ call people who always take and never reciprocate?
"Clever"?  In the torrent realm, they're called "leechers" (vs.
"seeders"), and leeches are, I believe, bloodsuckers by another

> it's my not understanding the relation of what I see in
> the terminal and what is going on "up there" in the GUI

Ideally, they would do the job and also tell you exactly what
they are doing, so that you might understand the relation.  But
the whole rationale behind a GUI is to insulate you from inner
workings, to enable operation in ignorance.

Robert Holmgren

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