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 ====== The Ideal OS ====== ====== The Ideal OS ======
-Here are some notes about an ideal OS.  Maybe some day will have enough time to tackle this daunting task.+Here are some notes about an ideal OS.  Maybe some day someone ​will have enough time to tackle this daunting task.
  
  
 ===== Philosophy ===== ===== Philosophy =====
-  * Usable by everyone, even if they cannot read/​write!  ​+  * Usable by everyone, even if they cannot read/​write!  ​Use of clearly descriptive icons.
   * Runs on nearly all hardware (specially notebooks/​laptops)!   * Runs on nearly all hardware (specially notebooks/​laptops)!
   * Easy print, scan, videoconference.   * Easy print, scan, videoconference.
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 ===== We Believe In ===== ===== We Believe In =====
   - Easy/simple file system structure.   - Easy/simple file system structure.
-  - Fast and simple GUI +  - Fast and very simple GUI 
-  - No complicated package manager. Applications and all configuration in own folder. ​ Since today there is plenty storage available, some redundancy is better than conflicts or incompatibility.+  - No complicated package manager. Applications and all configuration in own folder. ​ Since today there is plenty storage available, some redundancy is better than conflicts or incompatibility.  Little need for modifying the OS's dynamic link or shared libraries.
   - Central software depository.   - Central software depository.
-  - Ability to run Win32 and MacOS software easily. +  - Ability to run Win32/64 and MacOS software easily. 
-  - Simple and fast web site and forum support. ​ Knowledgeable one-on-one **phone** support with desktop sharing/​control.+  - Simple and fast web site and forum support. ​ Knowledgeable one-on-one **phone** support with desktop sharing/​control, which can be provided by community through chatrooms, forums, etc.
   - One best way to do anything.   - One best way to do anything.
   - 24hr or faster bug repair turn-around time.   - 24hr or faster bug repair turn-around time.