From: Bill Pechter <pechter_at_bg-tc-ppp0.monmouth.com>
Date: Fri Jun 29 08:01:41 2001

> >Not if you have to use the GUI to admin it and reboot to change
> >network addresses.
> You have to? I haven't used NT myself, but we all know about its OS/2 roots,
> and it was developed by old VMS engineers.

Yup... it's all done through GUI's and the ex-VMS folks didn't get
the ok for command line admin until W2k began.
> >Getting a prompt and login from Telnet was possible on OS/2 when it
> >wasn't standard in NT.
> Possible != standard.

Yup... Possible=standard. You just have to enable it in the configs
and have the services start at boot time. (They even can run out of

OS/2 is pretty slick for an OS that runs Win apps.

> >The ftp and telnet servers made OS/2 pretty compatible to
> >FreeBSD/Linux/Unix in what it could do on a lan.
> Dito for just about every OS made after 1975. ;-)
> >Miserable Redmond $%*s.
> Amen.


  Bill Gates is a Persian cat and a monocle away from being a 
  villain in a James Bond movie              -- Dennis Miller 
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