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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I think this is a specific case of the general trend in PCs: people want control over the machine, but are not interested in learning to do so competently.

    My hero would be someone who comes up with a way to give people enough control to make them happy, while still making it hard for them to fall prey to malware. I don't think it's possible, though.
    • people want control over the machine [...] are not interested in learning to do so competently.

      Even though that might be the case sometimes, I'm pretty sure many users out there are interested, but just don't have what it takes, which includes resources (somebody teaching them, perhaps), sufficient knowledge to support what they're about to learn, etc.

      Actually, I don't even think some of them would understand the concept of having "control over the machine"... many of them think they already have it :-\