[rc5] Re: Supercomputers & Bovine, Q&A

Gary Jackson bargle at umiacs.umd.edu
Mon Aug 4 23:52:09 EDT 1997


On Mon, 4 Aug 1997, Arvin Meyer wrote:

> In my environment, even free, Linux would be more expensive than NT,
> because my users can't run Excel, Word, or Access on the Linux machines.
> Their productivity suffers by a huge factor, and that's the bottom line in
> a business atmosphere. It doesn't matter how good anything is if they
> can't use it productively.

So instead you bend over and spread em' wide for Microsoft?

Thats the problem with the modern world... We are too willing to give up
freedom for ease and safety.

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					Gary

My opinions do not reflect those of my employer.

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