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Re: [suse-axp] is dead too :(
From: Uncle George (gatgulgatworks.com)
Date: Mon May 26 2003 - 14:46:57 CDT
your offers of assistance, have been useless. I suppose this has
something to do with your negative disposition. I have no idea what you
are talking about. And have no idea why you keep on meandering off-subject.
But thusfar, all of your mean spirited suggestions with regards to
OpenOffice, are rather useless.
Your not writing for a trade rag - are you?
Bryan W. Headley wrote:
> Uncle George wrote:
>> I suppose that you may eventually realize that is the wrong answer.
>> And it always has been. Any other useless contributions you have to
> Depends on what your position is, George. If you think all the
> do-nothings should go away and buy x86-64s, then any attempt to make
> the Alpha do something a modern pengiun box does is a waste of time. I
> don't agree with that out of the box, because I can use the same
> argument to say P2s, P1s and previous shouldn't be supported because
> Dell sells cheapo P4s.
> If you want some vendor to sweep down and provide you guys with
> support, guess again. You're no better off in this regard with Linux
> than you would be OpenVMS, DEC Unix, or even HP-UX 11 at this stage.
> Because there's no potential new sales with those platforms: only
> maintenance of existing customers.
> Well, actually, you're better off with Linux, because at least
> developers are still writing new code for it -- reinventing UNIX
> though they be -- but the license and the warranties are the same as
> ever for Open Source and GNU code.
> I don't know why I'm being called "useless," I can read the rpm man
> page and figure out the answer to your questions in less than 10
> minutes. Time poorly spent? Maybe...
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