[RC5] P4 Speed Question

Ferry van Steen td at salesint.com
Mon Jul 2 19:20:26 EDT 2001


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----- Original Message -----
From: "EnoJon" <enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2001 2:43 AM
Subject: Re: [RC5] P4 Speed Question


>
> On Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at 11:57 PM, Fruitloops wrote:
>
> >> At 01:38 PM 6/24/2001, you wrote:
> >> I've yet to see any freeware that can compare to software brewed
> >> in commercial environment, especially when developed by enterprise-
> >> hired programmers to meet an enterprises' needs.
> >
> > What do you mean by freeware?  If you mean the dozen thousand million
> > free,
> > crappy, terrible buggy, and insufferably idiotic stuff you used to find
> > at
> > electronic bulletin boards more than ten years ago, I agree.
> >
> > But if you are referring to Apache, Perl, Python, the Linux kernel, all
> > Linux distributions to date, FreeBSD, OpenBDS, NetBSD, Mozilla, GNOME,
> > KDE,
> > and all the utilities and solutions they've spawned...
> >
> > you don't know what you're talking about.
> >
> > Fruitloops
>
> I also said "geekware" and the latter qualifies in most instances--some
> rare exceptions--
> as "geekware" [something the typical consumer or sane administrator
> wouldn't want
> consuming their productive time].
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