[RC5] P4 Speed Question

EnoJon enojon at ATTGLOBAL.NET
Thu Jun 28 21:44:52 EDT 2001


Buzzer!!   Geekware!

On Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at 09:52 PM, Robert C. Sheets wrote:

> 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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