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Re: Cool trick: gmc and Debs



On Sun, Aug 06, 2000 at 12:35:07AM +0200, Paul Seelig wrote:
> kmself@ix.netcom.com writes:
> 
> > And that GNU Midnight Commander (aka mc
> > aka gmc) had a similar functionality.  This is a tool which, as I
> > understand, was adapted from Novell's "Midnight Commander" file browsing
> > utility.  
> >
> It escapes me why you seem to be associating the GNU MC with Novell?
> GNU MC, which i know and use since some five years, IMHO never had any
> relations with Novell.  It's look and feel were based on the "Norton
> Commander" of DOS fame, but has surpassed it in functionality since
> years now.

Bad memory chips.  Organic.  Hard to replace.

I was remembering the LAN admins at a shop I worked at many moons ago
who used a tool which looked a lot like gmc.  I associated it with
Novell (we were a Novell network), though it may have been the Norton
tool.  Not sure.  Thanks for the clarification.

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