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

ME writes:
 > 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. ];>

Hm... although if you ask me if I have two cups of flour,
and I answer that I don't, and you later discover that I had eight,
this technical truth from a very limited POV will not be enough to
keep you from kicking my a$$...

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