[RC5] P4 Speed Question

Victor A. Wagner, Jr. vawjr at rudbek.com
Fri Jun 29 22:19:00 EDT 2001


At Thursday 2001/06/28 20:43, you wrote:

>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].

Yeah!  "Sane" administrators want THEIR users to spend hours on the phone 
w/ MicroSloth tech support to be told something that is "absolutely 
correct, and absolutely worthless".

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