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Subject: Re: Ripe Apples
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On Thursday, 9 November 2017 13:44:50 UTC, Alan Browne  wrote:
> On 2017-11-09 07:49, nospam wrote:
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> > 
> > 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.