[RC5] P4 Speed Question

Robert C. Sheets maniac at earthling.net
Tue Jun 26 22:52:14 EDT 2001


Apache.

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.
>
>Off-the-shelf software, and even freeware, have this nature of being bloatware
>or geekware.  If someone passed Operating Systems 101 doesn't
>mean they're qualified to write a system that will address 
>commercial/government/
>scientific needs.
>
>Most freeware source resembles the state of mainframe code from the 1950's 
>and 60's--
>poorly documented, poorly written and sometimes resource glutton--lacking 
>clear
>design, multiple designers, attempts to please 'all' [highly portable], or 
>convoluted
>kludges  using language features "because its there."
>
>Don't get me started on LVM...
>
>
>
>On Friday, January 2, 1998, at 04:07 PM, Ferry van Steen wrote:
>
>[further levels of quotation omitted]

"I haven't lost my mind; I know exactly where I left it."
-----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
Version: 3.12
GCS/E d-@ s:+ a18 C++>$ UL++>++++$ P+ L++@ E-@ W++(+) N(+) o? K? w-- !O 
M+(-) V? PS++(+) PE Y+ PGP++@ t+ 5- X+>++ R-@ tv(-) b+ DI@ D+ G e->+++ h! 
r++ y-
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