From: Paul McCourt (Halcyon) (v-paumc at domain microsoft.com)
Date: Fri 22 Oct 1999 - 12:24:13 IST
You need not thank the company but thank my great employer, for it is he who
paved the way for the internet, e-commerce and many cottage software
C'mon now, "For he's a jolly good fellow for he's a golly good fellow!!!"
PS Wind up!!
From: Glen Gray [mailto:Glen.Gray at domain jria.ie]
Sent: 22 October 1999 11:22
To: ilug at domain linux.ie
Subject: RE: [ILUG] thank you microsoft
The guy was obviously some kind of complete moroon that new how to run
only his own little set of programs on NT and thought he was great.
I must admit I thought the bit about installing all the CD's was great.
I can just imagine him looking at the screen listing the packages and
saying, "I don't know what any of this is, I just install it all."
hehehe. "Ah it's taking ages. I bet the 6 CD install of SuSe 6.2 still
took about half as long as a Win2kRC2 install. I left that thing running
for about an hour it think. And that's 1 CD.
Anyway, I'm sure all the equally intelligent NT admins will agree
entirely with what he has to say, even if they've never installed it or
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ronny Bangsund [SMTP:fvacuum at domain yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, October 22, 1999 11:18 AM
> To: ilug at domain linux.ie
> Subject: Re: [ILUG] thank you microsoft
> --- Donncha O Caoimh <donncha.ocaoimh at domain tradesignals.com> wrote:
> > I just love this bit:
> > "First, the OS must be for UNIX heads, which I'm not. How
> > anyone can
> > consider this software advanced is beyond me."
> > He basically admits he's not qualified to give an opinion on
> > Linux in
> > the above sentence!
> A bit further down, he mentions how he's installing EVERYTHING
> on the six install CDs, and he's got the nerve to COMPLAIN
> about it. Ow. And comparing Linux to DOS. "Linux is stable
> because it isn't DOING anything". Hey! Now I know why I
> had a crash in ages - all those things going on on the screen
> are actual constructs of my mind! I knew I was crazy!
> (ps aux, anyone? How can you call that list 'nothing'?)
> Do You Yahoo!?
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