Not-so-OT point of philosophy

From: Matthew Sell <>
Date: Tue Jan 29 00:18:28 2002


You said all the things I *really* wanted to say.... : )

Actually - I don't read those PC-trash mags. Useless in my opinion. They
all say the same thing - "Everyone needs to go out and buy the very latest
from xxxxxx".

I stopped reading PC Mags when Compute! stopped putting program listings in

You are excused from my general classification of "we". You gave a good
enough reason.

W2K does have a decent game of pinball..... I play it while my Linux box
does the stuff I don't trust Windows to do..... : )

         - Matt

At 01:11 AM 1/29/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Quothe Matthew Sell, from writings of Mon, Jan 28, 2002 at 10:11:43PM -0600:
> > The only problem is, we're using an operating system made for a single
> user
> > and a modest number of processes, and we've allowed Mickeysoft to turn it
> > into a pseudo multi-user "enterprise" server platform.
>Hey, all of M$ is annoying, but at least Micro$oft gives us a few
>laughs in a perverse sort of way...
> > I've been using W2K for a little while now for my development platform,
> and
>Why? When did you first become aware of having a masochistic tendency
>to crave being abused by sadistic computer software? If only someone
>had found those copies of PC-World magazines hidden under your
>mattress in time to help you... ;-)
> > it still sucks compared to WinNT 4. It's sad that as the computing
>Which, like all of the other OS wannabees from M$, sucks when compared
>to UNIX, VMS, AOS/VS, MVS, MPE-IV, Accent, POS, and even CP/M. M$-DOS
>may have it's limited uses when it's windowing interface isn't
>attached; however, thinking of that as a useful OS is hypothetically
>able to induce usefulOSophobia in some people predisposed to various
>disorders preventing them from differentiating useful operating
>systems from computer viruses pretending to be useful operating
> > community, we've allowed Mickeysoft to peddle this desktop "operating
> > system" as a server platform.
>Please don't included me in that "we've," since I don't use those
>viruses from Micro$oft.
> > These are just my opinions, YMMV. For the small market I deal with, and
> the
> > situations that my software is called upon, MS is an absolutely stupid
> > choice for a server.
>Isn't M$ an insipid choice for anything, except for inspiring dark
>humor? :-)
>Copyright (C) 2001 R. D. Davis The difference between humans & other animals:
>All Rights Reserved an unnatural belief that we're above Nature &
> 410-744-4900 her other creatures, using dogma to justify
> beliefs and to justify much human cruelty.

Matthew Sell
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