*countable infinities only

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sat Jun 2 12:04:37 UTC 2012

Michael scherer wrote:
> I would place less hope in interfaces designed by low level coders whose
> main priority is to ship ASAP to take over the market by speed.
> Neither would I think that fiddling with hardware settings with a
> graphical interface would be much safer than with text interfaces. I doubt
> that "enable DMA overcommit on shadow memory" would be less scary
> displayed in a graphical interface rather than in pure text. I also doubt
> that documentation would be so much easier to understand due to UEFI.

What scares users is the text-mode interface. Give them a shiny GUI and 
they'll happily mess up their machine with it. What matters is not whether 
it IS dangerous, but whether it LOOKS dangerous.

        Kevin Kofler

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