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Re: but will it run windows?

From: Scott Shafer <>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 08:11:41 -0700
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So you're saying, unless you run only M$ products it still sucks. They need to tighten up and open up the API's. Then windows would be great.


Christopher Spence wrote:
> I am much a unix person over M$, but the simple fact is Win32 serves many
> purposes. And it crashing all the time is a fairy tail that unix people
> like to tell. Yeah, it isn't as stable as unix, and most of the problems
> are related to software and drivers which have nothing to do with the OS.
> Christopher R. Spence
> Oracle DBA

> -----Original Message-----
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Christopher Spence []
> > Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 10:51 AM
> > To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L
> > Subject: RE: but will it run windows?
> >
> > I hate windows and all it stands for, but I can't stand when
> > people say it
> > crashes all the time and completely useless.
> OK, I stand corrected. Windows crashes just half of the time and if it
> wasn't for Windows, I'd have to explain how to actually use a
> computer to a far too big lot of ignorant people. It is also a marvelous,
> although somewhat overpriced alternative for the Sony's PS2. Hopefully, the
> statement above will mitigate your feelings toward
> us, the poor Unix geeks that use unix to provide for our everyday's
> bread and Dom Perignon.

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