Subject: Re: manure, fresh
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Aaron J. Grier <email@example.com>
Date: 11/21/2002 17:36:28
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 06:47:17PM -0500, Matt Herzog's friend wrote:
[much penguin-branded marketing-speak snipped]
> We cannot paint ourself into a box (e.g. choosing CP/M over MS-DOS
> because of a few multi-processing support) when we are developing the
> infrastructure for a major development effort.
sounds like the choice has already been made to go with a free *nix,
which is a gain for all, since none of them will paint you into a box.
it's not like migrating and porting among the free *nixes is terribly
painful in comparison to, say, windows and *nix.
Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." | firstname.lastname@example.org
"i'm convinced that the cray cabinet has an outlet for plugging in
welding attachments." -- Skeezics Boondoggle, on the cray CS6400