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DFS the TruthSayer 342
begin Error log for Tue, 08 Feb 2005 14:30:26 -0500 - DFS caused a page All true FOR YOU, when you wrote them. IOW, lies. So? The...

DFS the TruthSayer 343
On Wed, 09 Feb 2005 10:14:13 -0500, DFS Yes, it would be for a arse like you, the sort who calls Linux developers thieves without any proof, and Linux users liars...

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DFS That the best you can do? Auto negation? AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH. Since it is clear that people could have gotten your URL without ever subscribing to COLA, it is clear that you will take ANYTHING as...

DFS the TruthSayer 345
DFS No, (truthful reply) Then you admit that your "proof" was not valid proof. Yet you hurl unproven accusations around as if they were the true. AHAHAHAHHAHHAHAHHAHAHA, you said you have no proof but...

Where is a DCOP when you need one
Has anyone taken a look at this interprocess communications protocol implementation, especially as it is used with KDE-QT based apps? Very simple, yet powerful protocol that allows completely independant applications to interact...

OT VPN Clients
Tom Shelton poked his little head through the XP firewall and said: Heh heh. I usually google for "vpnclient" and find a college or university systems that provides the Cisco client...

Gates condensed Der Spiegel interview
The Bad Boys are also Terribly Clever" Spiegel Jan 31 2005 Gates: .. some really serious issues are...

Don't call snd_pcm_resume
I've gotten my prototype app to remotely pause and resume audio, but it wouldn't stop the sound right away (already buffered), so I decided to call the Win32 and ALSA functions necessary to...

Nice 350
On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 16:31:09 -0500, DFS Oh, come on. Surely you know enough about programming to understand that reading an index file (FAT table) is orders of magnitude faster than scnning through the...

Nice 351
It is connected to the internet through our lan, so it is not directly connected. It...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 352
DFS The maintenence cost to continually update fragile Windows software and drivers is very high. On top of that, the hardware requirements of the newer...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 353
start I wouldn't generalize this to mean the "whole" IT staff needs training. Network Admins and technicians could reap some benefit at learning the new features, but full retraining would be overkill. Programmers have their...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 354
n00b I used to support the server side (HP-UX, SunOS, Linux) of a rather sophisticated, distributed system. Back in the beginning, using HP-UX and some 3rd...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 355
Paul Hovnanian P.E. and If you are saying that its time consuming to update Windows workstations, you would be correct if you use the...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 356
Ralph Finally, someone got it. It's very simple - let's see. I can "upgrade" from win95 for, oh, $100.00ish and get, uh, well, not much...a "newer", spiffier interface, a new name...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 357
Lee Bouknight MS has its hooks in you, eh? You didn't have to upgrade every version, you know boy. I skipped some myself. Lie. I see you fit...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. Discussion, linux 358
I won't defend DFS, but surely Tom Shelton is right here. Unless someone can show direct proof that Gates said the 640K quote (direct proof either in...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. Discussion, linux 359
I would be happy to find confirmation of any of these claimed sources. If someone could produce a real contemporaneous article with the claimed quotation, then that would end all of the arguments. I...

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Because... It's just a web page. What verifiable source do you have, other then a rehash of a quote allegedly spoken by bg.. BG stated in a column by the NY Times Syndicate...

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I think that I can speak for Jim Richardson on this, too, but if I misrepresented his opinion, then I apologize. "We" did not include the whole of COLA...

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I don't see anything persuasive there. The 640K quote appears twice on that page. Once, it gives the year (1981...

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online.de says... That doesn't jibe with my memory. I saw the IBM PC prototypes at Microsoft (they were in the office next to mine...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 364
Jesse F. Hughes" Here is the quote: Having little memory9 by both hardware and software design...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. Discussion, linux 365
If I trusted your memory, we wouldn't be having this argument, would we? If it were another subject, I might trust your memory. But I've seen plenty of people claim that Gates uttered this quote...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 366
You're missing the point. There was a 640KB limit on the IBM PC and all the IBM PC clones (because they were true clones of the IBM architecture). But before all but the clones died...

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DFS Your right. Problem is, a lot of people (no, not me, by the way - I...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 368
Lee Bouknight Of course they did, way back in 2000. Windows has been a stable OS for the last 4-5 years. But then you knew that, and...

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Actually, not quite. Almost, but not quite. My wife likes her greeting-card programs. Someday I'm...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 370
Two issues there, Ray, the first being your lame attempt to minimize the games issue. There is next to nothing of interest to the tens...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 371
Well, only the *biggest* games, like all of iD software's lineup, the Unreal Tournament stuff, America's Army, etc. make it to...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 372
Not into sports games; if I want to throw a ball around, I'll do it outside. I was talking about tuxracer, briquolo, neverball, Maelstrom, etc. life" (except, ironically, Half-Life). Console games tend to retain...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 373
Fair enough. This boils down to users who are actually irritated enough by ads and such that they get up the energy...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 374
On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 00:27:49 -0500, DFS Liar is as liar does. You're the liar here. Sneering idiot. No, his repuation...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 375
snips On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 00:32:19 -0500, DFS Having used every version of Windows - desktop and server - since 3.0, I have yet to see any actual benefits of XP over...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 376
Ralph It Isn't the general opinion from both camps that Linux is more difficult to get up and running? This...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 377
snips On Wed, 09 Feb 2005 19:55:40 -0800, n00b More difficult than Windows? Not hardly. Using pretty much any of the "friendly" distros - Mandrake, SuSE, et al - it is actually pretty bloody easy to install...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 378
Not in my experience. Linux has been designed from the start to be installed on machines which already...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 379
What's all this "removed all their freedom of choice" bollocks then? You may not have said it, but you...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 380
begin DFS Not "until recently" Windows is still a House Pictures of cards, security wise. It is...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 381
Peter Köhlmann desktops You wouldn't even claim this seriously if you had any type of systems administration experience or training in MS products. In our work environment, users scream bloody liquidate if they can't...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 382
On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 10:43:31 -0800, n00b I'm not sure if you're ignorant or dishonest, but it is most certainly true...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 383
You wouldn't even claim *that* if you had any! This is "locking down" Windross? I'm fascinated with this new definition of "locking down"! Do go on. Obviously...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 384
On Wednesday 09 February 2005 23:49 DFS Nono - that won't do. You may choose to believe this or not, but tucked into a...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 385
B Gruff Functional, but not useful in today's world. Millions of Win95 users are doing everything today's...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 386
Cool, I didn't know Windows 95 had support for USB flash drives! And AGP cards! And... ...oh, wait, you probably meant "doing everything (hardware support permitting) today's computer users are doing". No, you...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 387
If you meant "Win95 users can perform the same broad clbuttes of tasks that users of more modern...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 388
Define useful in today's world. The ZX81 had one magnificent strength, it's expansion port was almost a direct link to the CPU and thus, was very easy...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 389
On Wed, 09 Feb 2005 19:55:04 -0500, DFS I could probably dig out just such a distro, maybe an even older one, and I'm fairly certain the OS itself would...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 390
Irrelevant, the initial announcement was indeed 1991, even before linux 1.0, it had progressed from a bedroom project by a finnish geek to a usable operating system capable of running X. And... wow...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 391
without any recent security patches. Generally, the people still running Win95 are doing so either because...

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In comp.os.linux.advocacy, DFS wrote on Wed, 9 Feb 2005 12:21:42 -0500 ITYM just "Windows". Win95 was supplanted long ago by Win98, WinMe, and the latest incantation, WinXP. The acceptance of (if one can...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 393
Microsoft is not, as many seem to buttume, a monolithic culture with a mindset welded to Bill Gates. It...

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So you're a Microsoft employee? It would explain some of your views, as you've probably been indoctrinated for years on some of these subjects, so you might actually believe...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 395
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, DFS wrote on Wed, 9 Feb 2005 20:20:22 -0500 suggests that WinXP is growing fast, at 62.0%, followed by...

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On Thursday 10 February 2005 23:39 billwg Oh, I grant you, lies, damned lies and statistics, and all that:-) However, pasting the site again:- - there's more information than the bare numbers...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 397
That is not an inference supported by the facts. It is just a derivation from the same non-representative set of users. The dynamics of market activities are not as delicate as...

Windows stands the test of time. Linux doesn't. 398
I wonder how long before Firefox is at 50%? At this rate, it'll hit it...

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Quantum Leaper Well, I knew what he "meant," but that doesn't mean he was right or that I have to agree. In february 1995 there was no public release of...

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I bought a P150 around that time. I was offered a choice of WFW311 or Win95. I chose WFW as I had no confidence in Win95 being...

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On Thursday 10 February 2005 15:50 DFS Come on now, which side are you arguing for, and which OS are you talking about? Isn't it true that MS are putting...

Malware free Windows is possible
I'm proud to announce that of all our customers, the ones that stick mainly to the apps...

Malware free Windows is possible... 403
rapskat Not 100%. Even I was getting infected despite being knowledgeable and even recording the incident live with all bells and whistles flashing as the event occurred. The problem is the 100,000 vulns...

A Brisk Life
Hey everyone...it's me..........Keith(!) You know, working as a prep chef for Kayla's All Natural...

A Brisk Life
On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 21:44:24 -0000, Gloria Goitre Couple of things I learned about...

Linux stands the test of time
To understand *why* Linux stands the test of time, it is important to know some history. In the...



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