Here I Am

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Tue Jan 29 14:09:40 2002

On January 29, Huw Davies wrote:
> > > There is something to be said for not just trying to
> > > run on everything under the sun - and that directly translates into
> > > stability of the OS.
> >
> >So, suddenly windows runs stable, just because they support x86 only ?
> Well NT on Alpha was significantly more stable than NT on Intel mainly
> because there were only a limited number of supported (or even available)
> configurations. What amazes me about Windows is not that it crashes often
> but that it runs at all given the mix of hardware that it attempts to support.

  The BSDs and Linux support tons of hardware too...and they're more
stable than windows will ever be.

  I think the simple fact just sucks.


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL         "Less talk.  More synthohol." --Lt. Worf
Received on Tue Jan 29 2002 - 14:09:40 GMT

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