From: Niall O Broin (niall at domain linux.ie)
Date: Mon 18 Jun 2001 - 18:37:45 IST
On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 11:02:24AM +0100, Chris Higgins <chris.higgins> wrote:
> Yes, a BMW 5 series can go faster than a LandRover Discovery - but which
> is more powerful ?
> It depends on your requirements...
> I'd be much happier with the architectures of the bigger hardware vendors
> - Sun, HP-UX , IBM, Compaq (ahem. DEC ) ( Alpha / VAX ) for *big* solutions,
> that require more than just CPU speed.
Oh of course, but AFAIK the Linux VAX port doesn't run on VAX clusters just
> That being said - one of the mail relays at home is VMS... ( I needed a native
> DECnet node :)
Why ? To which you quote from Lear "Oh reason not the need !"
> You shared secrets with aliens, just to pay for cornflakes ? No wonder
Come on - what secrets do we have that THEY want ? But in the other
direction . . .
Niall "Roswell" O Broin
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