RE: [vox] Win2000 crashes
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RE: [vox] Win2000 crashes
I like linux because it is (or is like, if you prefer)
unix, and I think unix is simply a superior product to
windows. I think that has been amply proven time and
time again... i can understand why the averge person
would prefer windows, however, especially since most
(or an awful lot of) people don't even know what linux
or unix is. ERic
--- Jan Wynholds <email@example.com> wrote:
> Stephen, you make some _really_ good points here,
> and I tend to agree with you
> on them all.
> Most of the time when I am raving about linux, it's
> not because it's flawless,
> but for these reasons:
> 1. Linux is free.
> 2. People are _always_ working on every aspect of
> the os (the tools, the
> kernel, etc).
> 3. Documentation is easily found, and is very
> I don't really have that many problems with Windoze.
> I just think that if you
> pay money for a product, it should be better than
> than the free alternative.
> Right now, I don't think that's the case, and I use
> linux. I don't really have
> problems with alot of the other os's out there (AIX,
> Solaris, HPUX, etc.)
> But I LOVE linux for the reasons mentioned above. I
> don't think that any other
> os can compare with it (as far as numbers one and
> > <sp> I really am OS agnostic. I think that Linux
> can really become a
> > powerful presence in the IT world and that that is
> a 'Good Thing'(tm). I
> > just think we are better off by extolling the
> specific virtues of a platform
> > than by tearing down one with generalities. More
> people with have issues
> > with an OS that MORE people see(windows). I
> didn't even know that Macs fail
> > with a Bomb until a friend who works on them told
> me about it. How many
> > poeple on this list have seen a kernel panic? I
> have had my Linux system
> > lock up more than my Windows system (good hardware
> too). I suspect that it
> > is because I am much better with Windows than
> because Linux is inherently
> > buggy.
> > <sp> Oh, someone asked earlier, Win2k is up to
> service pack 2. And before
> > someone says, "hah, windows needs patches!" I
> understand that Mandrake 7.2
> > needs a patch for something or other? j/k :)
> No programmer is perfect. Everyone needs to correct
> their mistakes. RedHat 7
> was trash, but I still got the fixes and was happy
> with it afterward. Yea, I
> bitched about it, but we bitch about everything
> that's wrong, don't we
> (bitching is fun to a point, at least I think so).
> > Good conversation.
> :) I like the conversation on this list. Everyone
> is _really_ intelligent,
> sensitive to the other side, and has really good
> points to make. I really love
> how people can speak their mind, yet not get caught
> in flamewars.
> LUGOD kicks ass!
> > --------------------------------------
> > Steven Peck
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