Niall O Broin said on Fri, May 07, 2004 at 08:52:09PM +0100:
> On Friday 7 May 2004, doc+ilug at redbrick.dcu.ie (Dave O Connor) wrote:
>> >olearypj at rte.ie said on Fri, May 07, 2004 at 06:42:43PM +0100:
> >> BTW, I can't believe that i'm able to write this email without having to
> >> this nt4 pc for the 14th time today!!!!!
> >It bugs me when people say this. Please update to a current operating system
> >version, and start comparing like with like.
>> I see where you're coming from here but nonetheless, many people are stuck
> with using old versions of operating systems and are in my view justifiably
> annoyed with those which crash regularly. Regular crashing, flaky hardware
> aside, has NEVER been an attribute of any released version of Linux I have
>Well, it's more the idea of people say, comparing current distros with windows
98 (case in point: Maddog at the talk a while back, decribing the last time he
installed windows. When do you think the last time he installed windows was?).
And, to be perfectly honest, with regard to hard crashes on the server side,
it's been about 50/50 for me, hardware issues aside.
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