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Date:      Thu, 21 Feb 2008 14:46:08 -0800
From:      Bill Campbell <freebsd@celestial.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FW: Did Microsoft give up?
Message-ID:  <20080221224608.GB22991@ayn.mi.celestial.com>
In-Reply-To: <20080221213217.S3608@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
References:  <000001c874be$9ae0c850$d0a258f0$@com> <20080221213217.S3608@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>

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On Thu, Feb 21, 2008, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>>Why do you think hardware producers will like that?
>
>slowest system, and frequent new versions even slower, requiring constant 
>buying new hardware

Much the same reason IBM like[ds] JCL on main frames.  Every time
somebody messed it up, it required more computer time on their
iron.  The army of ``systems engineers'' required to feed the
beasts also benefit from the unnecessary complexity.

Bill
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