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Re: OT: Apple list?

On Sun, 2008-01-06 at 10:57 -0500, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> Bob Goodwin wrote:
> > 
> > Can anyone suggest a list of the caliber of this one for the Apple Mac?
> > 
> There is a much wider range of technical knowledge among Mac users than 
> here since you don't need to be an expert to survive.   If you want 
> discussions on open source topics, you might like the fink-users list or 
> some of the other resources listed here: 
> http://www.finkproject.org/help/index.php.

> I personally have little to no interest in the Mac but my daughter took a new 
> job and is doing some basic maintenance of Mac computers and I certainly can't answer 
> her questions.  Apparently there are unsolved problems left from the past which she 
> would like to find solutions for.  She tells me that her campus is the only one using Mac's
> and the technical people are primarily PC types?  I suspect that she will eventually find 
> some help there but she asked if I would inquire here.
> Just wanted a list to refer her to.  One can learn a lot just reading messages on a list such 
> as this one.
the problem is that Mac's like Windows simply don't have lists like
this. Neither are open source, neither are community based, neither are
really community supported and thus it is a 3rd party opportunity.

Apple, like Microsoft has a support web site and offers direct support
consistent with the fact that they are revenue based and that is the
part of why you use a proprietary OS, for their support.


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