Rumour Mill on FreeBSD Death Still ....

Chris Dillon cdillon at
Tue Oct 7 13:14:14 PDT 2003

On Tue, 7 Oct 2003, twig les wrote:

> > I wouldn't say that Windows Server/Workstation are "rigidly
> > separated" in the least bit.
> Good point, I should have clarified that I was talking more about
> the naming/advertising/sales strategies than the technical merits.
> The simple way MS labeled one cd a workstation and one a server.

Indeed.  If nothing else, that just goes to show how such a
classification works in the mind of the average person.  The technical
differences (if any) don't make a lick of a difference, it is all
about the brainwa... err, marketing.

Hmm... I think I'll take the "server" bit out of my sig, too. :-)

 Chris Dillon - cdillon(at)
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