You have not read even a single word before replying.
I said I do use Plan 9 for all the things that have to be done
for my daily work.

Enough of this rant, time to write some code.

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 10:25 AM, Eris Discordia
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>> Having said that, but for web browsing, I'm quite
>> happy using Plan 9 as an end user that mostly writes code, slides, and
>> docs and reads mail. I mean, I use it not just to modify it. This does not
>> mean I cannot use others as well.

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> It's fine, if you're fine with it ;-) Do you ever visit any AJAX enabled
> websites? Do you consider AJAX a superfluous technology? Do you switch to
> your "other OS" machine--or reboot your current machine--if and when you
> visit GMail's pages (at least to enable IMAP access for the first time)?
> What's your opinion on good ol' non-standard CSS? Won't you ever want to use
> one of these new "content delivery" systems, such as Microsoft Silverlight
> or Adobe Flash?
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> Do you sometimes need to write an XML document? Do you need to validate it?
> Do you need to transform it? Are you going to write or port each and every
> application you need for doing so?
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> All these could "theoretically" become "supported" (that's different from
> being "included") in an OS if it manages to gather enough public momentum.
> Without that you can do only your "serious" stuff which excludes quite some
> of the "good" stuff. Public momentum comes from providing "the public" with
> enough incentive so that a small portion of that public actually writes what
> the rest will need.
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> Incidentally, I find it a bit hypocritical to do "research" (read: find out
> how a system can Get New Jobs Done (tm)) on a system but turn to another
> whenever one actually needs to Get Something Done (tm).
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> --On Tuesday, July 01, 2008 1:17 AM +0200 Francisco J Ballesteros
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>> Many of the ideas have been/will be applied to other
>> systems, and that will affects end users as well. It's just that there's
>> no need to use the same system for doing research and for, say,
>> browsing the web.
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>> Having said that, but for web browsing, I'm quite
>> happy using Plan 9 as an end user that mostly writes code, slides, and
>> docs and reads mail. I mean, I use it not just to modify it. This does not
>> mean I cannot use others as well.
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