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Re: OS other than Win
- From: Guy Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <email@example.com>,'XML-DEV ' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2001 17:31:17 +0100
Would that be PAL or NTSC television?
I'm watching a PAL TV, I suspect you might be watching an NTSC (right
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <email@example.com>
To: "Guy Murphy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "'XML-DEV '"
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2001 5:12 PM
Subject: RE: OS other than Win
> The less I have to think about, the less I
> have to think.
> It should all be easy. It must be easy.
> Who has time to keep up with different OSs?
> Homogeneity is where it is at now: one
> closed world model on a standard platform,
> just like television.
> Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
> Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guy Murphy [mailto:email@example.com]
> Most places I've worked are a mix of of both flavours of Windows, and
> flavours of Unix, each chosen based upon it's suitability for the task.
> It's the standards that allow the different flavours and OSes to coexist
> side by side.
> To make casual assumptions with obviously little experience outside a
> world about the usage of Unix is as silly as to make casual assumptions
> about the use of English, and simply brushing aside consideration of
> languages such as Spanish.
> I can fully understand how from some positions the world might appear to
> nearly completely English speaking, or all running Windows. It is however
> naive viewpoint, and not a good measure of reality.
> It's a rich and varied world out there, and I wouldn't be too quick to
> blinker yourself.