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From:Nick V Date:October 5 2006 1:02am
Subject:Re: Works great on WinXP, when run on Win03 it crashes and burns.
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And im not going to defend Windows, I am pretty much having it crammed
down my throught. Yep, its bloated...never understood why a "server" OS of
needed a gui.



-Nick


>
>> No offense or anything, but im getting an "assshole" vibe off that
>> comment.
>
> You can certainly take it that way if you like.  But, you might also
> observe that I'm the only asshole who bothered to answer you at all.
>
> I read back through my reply, and while I can see how you could read
> that tone into it, it doesn't have to read that way.
>
> Even the snarky comment about Windows was meant in part to point out an
> important fact: Windows really isn't made to be used remotely.  It's not
> about technology, it's about mindset.  Windows' roots are in the desktop
> PC world, while Linux's roots are in the teletype and minicomputer
> world; Linux's predecessors were almost _always_ used remotely, by
> everyone.  That makes for different design decisions than when you
> always have local access to a graphical display, mouse, etc.  I use all
> three major operating platforms daily.  If one was good at everything, I
> wouldn't have to use all three.  If I want a platform where I can debug
> software remotely, Linux wins.  There's no bias there at all -- it's
> just an objective judgment.
>
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Works great on WinXP, when run on Win03 it crashes and burns.Nick V3 Oct
  • Re: Works great on WinXP, when run on Win03 it crashes and burns.Warren Young4 Oct
    • Re: Works great on WinXP, when run on Win03 it crashes and burns.Nick V4 Oct
      • Re: Works great on WinXP, when run on Win03 it crashes and burns.Warren Young4 Oct
        • Re: Works great on WinXP, when run on Win03 it crashes and burns.Nick V5 Oct
  • Re: Works great on WinXP, when run on Win03 it crashes and burns.Carlos Flores4 Oct