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Comment Re:What's the point? (Score 1) 205

That's because you apply the same argument that is usually applied by politicians and lawyers, that only the very important people are knowledgeable and wise enough to have a say and the rabble should eat cake. There are a lot of obviously braindead decisions that are never going to work.
Or maybe's that's us reading too much into it.

Comment Re:I'd probably fire every CEO I've ever worked un (Score 1) 205

[psychopaths] will dispassionately make the hard decisions for the good of the organization

By definition, they will make decisions that aren't hard for them for the good of themselves.

You might have them confused with sociopaths, but either way, not caring about others in the company quickly spreads downwards and there goes productivity when everyone starts just caring about how important they look.

Comment Re:How Active Does Development Need to Be? (Score 1) 515

Hey, I'm not trying to be aggressive, even though I'm too terse when I talk/speak.
WebKit browsers like Konqueror don't show up by default on SuSE, and really shouldn't anywhere. It doesn't mean it's useless and, due to the amazing modular nature of Plasma (yeah, I know) and Qt, I doubt it takes any significant resources.

I wasn't trying to imply Kontact serves every need (I checked and it doesn't seem to connect to it, but it does to Kolab), just saying that for many companies (which are SME outside rich countries like the US, so no money for Exchange) and for personal usage, it seems useful enough. I wasn't trying to compare to anything because it's not my area, and all I used from Exchange was mail, contacts and a personal agenda, which you can do anywhere.
I totally believe YMMV, and that bigger companies need it for some reason I'm not aware. I just wish people wouldn't throw so much money away to companies like MS and Oracle when they have no need to do so, that's all.

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