Re: If you used to use Windows or now used Windows less because of FreeBSD why?
From: Piotr Smyrak (piotr.smyrak_at_eko.org.pl.spam)
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 15:12:57 +0000 (UTC)
On 2005-10-14, Michel Talon <email@example.com> wrote:
> Matthias Buelow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Well.. pachl was talking about Sandia Labs.. where, from what I
>> would think, such policies would be enforceable. Don't they do
>> nuclear weapons stuff and things like that?
> Oh yes. I have been much surprised to see Windows used in such a sensible lab
> as Sandia. In our lab which has absolutely nothing to hide, you have hard time
> finding a Windows machine. We have a vast majority of Linux boxes and the
> rest is Macs. As far as i know it is basically the same in the other physics
> labs of our university. Usually a single Windows box to fill the crap
> Word documents coming from time to time, but now OpenOffice is sufficient to
> do the job.
You would be even more suprised finding Windows machines
on USNavy nuclear rocket strike cruisers. I even remember
reading an article that described how they lost control
of the ship, when the thing just had hang up...
-- Piotr Smyrak, piotr.smyrak.eko.org.pl