Re: Solaris source

Systemkennung Linux (
Sat, 3 May 1997 02:22:45 +0200 (MET DST)

> Letting the chips far where they may, I quote Systemkennung Linux:
> >> There's no point in fighting Micro$haft... they can have the idiot section
> >> of the computer market. Linux is UNIX -- and that means it ain't as simple
> >> as "click here to begin." [I'll shutup before I start ranting...]
> >
> >This is your personal opinion - and it's a dangerous one. Idiots rule
> >the world :-( We do have a powerfull interface to the machine. We now
> >need something easy to use on top of that. Remember that we all work
> >on the project "World Domination. Fast."
> You make a good point, but if all the world is idiots then nothing will ever
> work. The world cannot live on 95/NT -- serious networks need *NIX type
> systems as servers, routers, etc. I have yet to see anyone replace a Cisco
> router with 95 or NT -- and make it actually work. Ascend's latest creation,
> the Giga-Router 400/1600, runs BSD; but most of their magic is in the
> bus hardware -- proof positive given enough Xlinx processors, you can do
> anything.

What I was trying to promote is to put easy to use interfaces on top
of our powerful, ASCII file and command line based interface. Whoever
wants to ignore that, can do it.

I think the Netscape Enterprise Server is a nice example how these types
of configuration can coexist in a nice manor.