On Thursday, 9 November 2017 13:44:50 UTC, Alan Browne wrote: > On 2017-11-09 07:49, nospam wrote: > > > > > meanwhile, the rest of the world wants to do actual work, not open > > up their computer and swap parts all day long. > > The usual asshat reply from nospam. People don't "swap parts all day > long". They do it when needed from time to time. > > When a drive is failing, failed or not large enough it is trivial to > remove and replace. About 10 minutes with most desktops. And most people don;t have desktops and even if they do an external drive can be plugged in and used in far less than 10 mins and without the use of any tools. > > On a current iMac it can easily take an hour or more. Tedious. And no > reason to make it so difficult other than the Apple aesthetic. Which lots of people prefer otherwise they'd be buying PC desktops wouldn't they.