Serious investigations into UNIX and Windows

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Oct 25 10:08:08 PDT 2004

On 2004-10-25 12:49, Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at> wrote:
>On Oct 25, 2004, at 12:36 PM, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>On 2004-10-25 11:15, TM4525 at wrote:
>>> You're also missing my point on this.  You don't have to get into
>>> the guts of windows to make it work. You dont have to be a
>>> programmer to tweak all of the applications, in fact I know more
>>> than one "windows tech" who knows how to set things up but really
>>> has no idea what the settings mean.
>> This is not really an advantage though, if you ponder a bit the
>> implications it has.  It basically means that your average "Windows
>> tech" knows nothing about the guts of the system (he doesn't need to,
>> according to your description).  Then, when a day comes that
>> something breaks *badly* his best suggestion is "throw away the
>> entire thing, and start over with a bootable CD-ROM of Windows XYZ".
> And this differs from your experience in the Windows :-)

I'm not sure I understand your question.  Rephrase or make it more
specific, because answering to such a vague question is pointless.

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