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Re: [vox] "Sun Casts Shadow Before Linux Gathering"
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Re: [vox] "Sun Casts Shadow Before Linux Gathering"



On Sat, 10 Aug 2002, Micah Cowan wrote:
> nbs writes:
>  >     Linux is a new version of Unix, the mainstay corporate operating system,
>  >     though it does not yet have the reliability and power of older Unix
>  >     systems, analysts say.
>  > 
>  > I wonder if this 'analyst' was the 15-year old WindowsME-using eL1Te hax0r
>  > who lives next door.  Calling it a "new version of Unix" is just wrong in
>  > so many ways.
> 
> I dunno - I can forgive that easily enough; it's the "does not yet
> have the reliability and power of older Unix systems" that baffles
> me. I guess that all depends on what kernel version you decide to
> use...

Perhaps, logically speaking, if Linux has *more* reliability and power
than older *NIX systems, then the above can still be true. ];>


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