Serious investigations into UNIX and Windows

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Tue Oct 26 12:37:17 PDT 2004

On 2004-10-26 14:35, TM4525 at wrote:
>In a message dated 10/26/04 10:07:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>keramida at writes:
>> Nonsense, if you ask me.  For many reasons:
>> a. Windows doesn't work nicely even for small networks most of the time.
>> It's not the size of the network that matters.  It's the nature of the
>> network.  Homogeneous, Windows-only networks will usually work somehow;
>> not optimally, mind you, but they can be coerced into working.
>> Heterogeneous networking environments, with many different types and
>> versions of operating systems, are not so easy to use from Windows.
> the same can be said of Cisco based networks.  Everything works "better"
> with products of the same make.  Even NFS between different un*x boxes has
> issues.

The fact that Cisco does something wrong doesn't somehow make it right for
Windows.  It's not a good excuse either.

> Integration is what separates the men from the boys, so don't complain.
> If it were "easy" most of us would be doing something else.

I don't see you supporting UNIX because "it's harder to use, so it must be
what 'real men' use".  Probably because this sort of argument is pointless.

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