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On Thu, Feb 03, 2000 at 12:22:50AM +0100, Thomas Quinot wrote:
> Exactly. I can even say that I had never heard of any MBR in use
> on PCs that would take care of booting a floppy drive. This is
> simply not the way things are done in the PC universe, except
> in Debian. Such fundamental deviation from industry's common
> practice MUST be documented, if not deprecated in favor of
> compliance to accepted standards.

It is not industry standard to run UNIX on PCs -- most PC users
run Windows variants. Should we deprecate our use of UNIX or Linux
because it is a fundamental deviation from common practice?

No? Then why the double standards?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.

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