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RE: OS other than Win
- From: Frank Richards <email@example.com>
- To: 'XML-DEV ' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2001 12:48:12 -0400
And don't forget EBCDIC ^h^h^h^h^h^h SECAM. I find it very relevant to the
subtext of this discussion.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guy Murphy [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, July 09, 2001 12:31 PM
> To: Bullard, Claude L (Len); 'XML-DEV '
> Subject: Re: OS other than Win
> Would that be PAL or NTSC television?
> I'm watching a PAL TV, I suspect you might be watching an NTSC (right
> acronym) TV.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Guy Murphy" <email@example.com>; "'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.
> > Len
> > http://www.mp3.com/LenBullard
> > Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
> > Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Guy Murphy [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > 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.
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