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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd

shields@msrl.com (Michael Shields) writes:

> In article <[🔎] 87emnkmn2m.fsf@erwin.complete.org>,
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> wrote:
> > shields@msrl.com (Michael Shields) writes:
> [...]
> > > This is a pointless thing to say.  Lots of technologies have looked
> > > like dead-end paths at various points in time -- including Unix and
> > > TCP/IP.  Only time will tell.
> > 
> > I don't know of anybody that really thought that about Unix.
> Really?  Reports that e.g. NT would crush Unix were rampant in the
> mainstream and trade press as recently as 1997.

This would be the same "mainstream" press that has probably never used
Unix?  Really, I've never seen need to give ZD and co. much credit for
accurate OS comparisons before.

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