> I've just the never gotten the "new disto twice a week and a recompile of
> the kernel every Sunday night" crowd. Which is fine if you're a developer,
Understandable. Well, thats one of the reasons Red Hat Enterprise Linux
was needed. If VARs are going to be certifying applications, they need a
nice long release cycle and lifetime. So RHEL is 18 monts. As opposed to
the old bi-annual release of Red Hat Linux X.X. Plus it is supported for
years after the next version comes out. Perfect for mission critical and
certification dependant environments. But there are things with those
environments which don't require "expensive" O/Ss or certification -
> but if it's just the machine you browse the net with you might be better off
> just settling down with a good book.
To be honest, I think a lot of us could do with doing that anyway ;o)
> Compaq, -correction- Shannon Knows HPC) and a handful of others, no one
> gives a damn about VMS.
I do! I love migrating people from VMS ;oP
> Again it shows that better technology doesn't always win, and it stands even
> less of a chance if it's mismanaged by no less than three owners.
Betamax - VHS.
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