From: Smelly Pooh (plop at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Wed 01 May 2002 - 17:19:40 IST
In reply to kevin lyda's flatulent wordings,
> On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 04:54:34PM +0100, Smelly Pooh wrote:
> > Coincidentally a lot of wow wee Linux admins that I've met don't have
> > the first clue about adminning a Windows XP box.
> if the goal is to churn out future employees of big corporations, then
> yes, windows is acceptable. if the goal is to teach people computer
> science then windows is not acceptable.
Judging by the segment of text that you decided to quote, it's quite
evident that we're more likely referring to future employees of big
corporations than people learning computer science.
> it would be like trying to teach automotive engineering with cars that
> you can either not tinker with, or if you can, you can only tinker
> with inside your class and can't tell anyone what you saw.
If you're going to quote or paraphrase somebody you should at least give
credit where it is due.
It's badly paraphrased anyway, I can tinker with my windows installation
and tell everybody about it. Only the other day I editted a registry
setting and replaced my shell
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