Not-so-OT point of philosophy

From: Doc <>
Date: Mon Jan 28 22:01:21 2002

On Mon, 28 Jan 2002, Cameron Kaiser wrote:

> Before all of you cry off-topic, doesn't it seem odd to anyone we're now
> full circle and back to low-power terminals connected to a "mainframe," now
> that corporate America has gotten off its fat client kick?

  A bunch of the Linux-heads here are heavily into the LTSP - Linux
Terminal Server Project. They're actually doing some healthy commercial
stuff with it.
  My opinion, as a relative newcomer in the field, is that the price of
CPU cycles and storage vs the price of bandwidth drives that swing back
& forth. With a little Security consciousness thrown in.

Received on Mon Jan 28 2002 - 22:01:21 GMT

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