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Re: [vox] Are you jobs boring?

Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

>begin Richard S. Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> 
>>You mean Richard, not Don. ;-)
>>I think our IT guys just fell victim to M$ propoganda.  Unfortunately, you'll find that most departments in UCD are M$ based, and getting a department head to change their mind is just a bit easier than pulling teeth out of your own head with a monkey wrench.
>>At least, it's that way in administrative departments.  :)
>definitely not the academic scientific departments.
>physics, math, chemistry and all the engineering departments are fully
>behind linux.  in particular, the sparcs in physics are just waiting to
>die and be replaced by x86 running linux.  the office administrators use
>windows, but that's about it.
Hey pete what type of sparcs?  I now have two ulrasparc processor boxes 
and one of them so far runs linux great.  They could probably be reused 
with linux on them.

>last i looked, anthropology seemed windows based, but i heard a rumor
>about year ago that this was beginning to change.
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