[nycbug-talk] mad uptime
sunny-ml at opencurve.org
Fri Jul 2 18:17:24 EDT 2004
On Friday 02 July 2004 11:33 am, Rick Aliwalas wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, G. Rosamond wrote:
> > > some other minor stuff. Went from BIND4, to BIND8, to BIND9 over the
> > > years w/o rebooting. Try that on Windoze!
> > or on a 'unix-like' system. . .
> osx I assume? I went to the osx class here at usenix and got an extreme
> headache keeping up with all the windows/icons/drop-downs etc shown to
> administer the box. It's so much easier to edit a text file - but the
> instructor focused on the mac way. Which is fine but awful hard to
> follow - for me at least.
GUI administration at USENIX ? :^)
Whats worse: this ? or Windows being POSIX compliant ? lol
> It was mentioned a few times how great it was that apple is embracing
> open source and its positive impact etc etc. As far as I can tell,
> apple benefits from oss _far_ more than the other way around.
> got flamed by some folks in the class when I innocently asked (ok,
> trolled) what applications are they running that warrant a G5 server as
> opposed to a *BSD box. They came at me hard w/ the old windows argument
> that unix cmd-line is too cryptic, the learning curve is to high, its
> easier to train admins to use a gui,...
all too true man, all too true ...
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