Clarence Moon is a troll who frequents these pages with silly, ignorant comments sometimes. He does know his Spirea, however…
John Roberts made this comment:
Your article headed
â€œServers: GNU/Linux v That Other OSâ€ refers
The erstwhile commenter Clarence Moon
Had this to say of Australia and obviously the inhabitants
“One can excuse the AJ Fisher chapâ€™s ignorance, Mr. Pogson, since he is an Aussie as clueless as your own Oiaohm. More dignified, according to his bio info, but still located in the backwaters of the world and hence lacking practical world experience.”
Perhaps you could point him to these sites:
I have tried for months to teach Clarence Moon some manners but “education is seldom very efficaceous except in those happy dispostitions where it is almost superfluous” (Gibbons). Thanks for the pointers, John.
Australia may have been occupied by strange animals and Stone Age aboriginals until England decided it was a great prison but Australia has a diverse economy and can stand on its own when it comes to technology. My family’s ancestors divided the family fortune and one branch went to Australia 150 years ago.
Even Alice Springs has a Linux Users Group and can help you buy a notebook running GNU/Linux. That’s a sparsely populated region, so FLOSS and IT done right can be said to permeate Australia. Good on them!