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Date:      Wed, 1 Mar 2000 19:14:09 -0800 (PST)
From:      Kris Kennaway <kris@hub.freebsd.org>
To:        David Schwartz <davids@webmaster.com>
Cc:        Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>, Alfred Perlstein <bright@wintelcom.net>, chat@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   RE: M$ one-ups UNIX???
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.4.21.0003011912450.85458-100000@hub.freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: <000101bf83f4$8e2cc1e0$021d85d1@youwant.to>

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On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, David Schwartz wrote:

> > I really think it is (b).  It does seem like a cool thing initially, but
> > scares me.  So now if you make a copy of a file for a backup on the
> > same drive, and a sector is toasted for whatever reason, you magically
> > lose both copies.
> 
> 	If you're making backup copies of files on the same drive as the files, you
> deserve to lose anyway. If it links across physical drives, that's another
> story.

The article talks about how it was intended to link across network drives
to a central server, thereby replacing your entire enterprise network with
a Microsoft Single Point of Failure 2000 <tm>

Kris

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