[oclug] OT re M$ free info. meeting
wisq-oclug at wisq.net
Thu Mar 17 12:32:49 EST 2005
On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 12:18:52PM -0500, Stephen M. Webb wrote:
> > Sure, W_95 was an improvement, but it was YEARS behind Apple's
> > MacIntosh OS.
> Well, it's been a decade or so of computer development (centuries in
> human years) and Windows has matured a little, especially since it
> integrated VMS (aka NT).
Didn't know NT had VMS in it. Thought it was just OS/2 with a GUI.
> It still leaves a lot to be desired, especially when compared with
> Mac OS and POSIXlike OSes, but it's Good Enough for most people.
There's a Services For Unix layer that apparently does a good POSIX
job, but obviously that's a Microsoft attempt to get people to run
'legacy' Unix stuff while still paying MS, not an attempt to
improve their OS (or else it'd be the default).
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