On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 00:10 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Thu 21 Jun 2007, Rory Byrne wrote:
> > Tim, I'm afraid you're off mark here. Please re-read what Paul said.
> > It's perfectly fine that you have a dependency on Windows.
>> This is like saying I'm dependent on corn-plasters
> because I keep them in the bath-room in case I cut myself.
> Or I'm dependent on car-jacks because I keep one in the boot.
>But Tim, thats exactly what you said earlier :)
> If a network service engineer comes along to install networking, or I
> speak to an ISP support desk, I'd expect to have a conversation about
> networking. I wouldn't expect them to know anything about Unix
In my experience such people almost invariably
ask you to follow precise commands which only make sense in Windows.
>So what are you suggesting exactly?
>> That all non-windows users must keep a windows partition around?
Yes, unless you are a masochist.
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