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   RE: [xml-dev] Managing Innovation

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and the weather on planet earth is hot, dry, and useless for habitation
if we only consider the central sahara

i'm seeing a rising demand for terminal style applications to get some
performance back into the system. but i don't think this is a genral
movement :)


On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 23:34, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Umm... you may not be selling big systems. 
> We do.  The requests for Windows and SQL 
> Server or Oracle outweigh requests for the 
> Linux or Unix systems 100 to 1.  Whatever 
> dominance Unix had ten years ago, it is 
> a fading memory in the systems market we 
> see here.  The numbers don't lie.
> len
> From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@textuality.com]
> > The main thing the Unix family of operating
> > systems  have going for them with regards to security is the higher
> > degree of sophistication of their users and their lack of mainstream
> > adoption
> "Lack of mainstream adoption"?!?!?  On which planet?  Is this a wry, 
> ironic performance-art parody of a clueless Microsoft marketing droid? 
> Spare us.
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