dmd platform support - poll

Walter Bright newshound1 at
Tue Dec 30 03:27:01 PST 2008

Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
> Got to say, Linux's #1 drawback is lack of solid wireless support. It 
> can get very, very unnerving. Particularly because of the 
> chicken-and-egg thing: you install Linux and you want to get the wifi 
> working, but you can't download the appropriate driver because you can't 
> connect. Then the default network-manager is really crappy. My Linux 
> experience improved considerably when I found a drop-in replacement 
> called wicd (

My router burned out this morning (nice smell of ozone), and when I went 
to the nerd store to get another, my eee pc was there on sale for $249, 
$100 less than I paid for it. The sign on it says "last one".

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