Subject: None
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/27/1996 10:59:07
>> I, personally, happen to have more faith in Paul Vixie and the team
>> that works on BIND and named -- specifically, in their ability to
>> produce reliable, well-tested, portable, well-thought-out software,
>> than in someone who advocates following standards, simply (as far as I
>> can see) for the sake of following standards.

>Given all the bugs in named, I find that pretty astonishing.
>We might as well abandon GNU C and NetBSD entirely and use
>Microsoft Visual C++ on MS-DOS, since those are the Systems of Choice among
>the vast majority of people who can't imagine anything beyond their own

I'm compelled to point out that Visual C++ won't let you fail to
return a type when a return type is declared...  ;-)

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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