Re: Apple vs IBM
Em Wed, 16 Jul 2003 12:33:33 +0200, Jeroen Roovers escreveu:
> I think you hit the nail on the head here, Leandro.
Thanks, I don't hear that often... ;-)
> I just feel I need to add that my earlier comments about mainframes
> may have only confused the matter more, because IBM itself seems to
> have mixed up many previously unambiguous naming conventions in
Yes, but not only IBM, there is a Marketspeak disease ramping up
thouroughout the world.
That on top of previously misused terms. I have a client evaluating a
proposition for a X host farm-and-terminals solution, and it has taken me
several meetings and conversations speaking of a host to make him take the
clue and stop calling it mainframe -- even if the proposed host is a
simple x86 or PowerPC G4 IDE RAID server.
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