[RC5] P4 Speed Question

EnoJon enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET
Thu Jun 28 21:43:41 EDT 2001


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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