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SubjectRe: Raytheon and Linux

The wierd part is I visited an ex-TI-turned-Raytheon lab in
Texas... most of their machines were Spacs running Solaris... The same
company that is running Solaris wants you to pick Win95 over Linux? Gee,
don't WE have double-standards? :)

-Dustin

On Mon, 13 Jul 1998, Alex Buell wrote:

> Hi guys
>
> I'm just not having a good day today. *sigh* Part of my job involves
> working with NASA. Recently I installed Linux on my PC to help me work
> better and more efficiently [I like it so much I was happy to install it
> and use it full time at work too]. Now, I've been told by my employers
> who are subcontracted to the main contractors(Raytheon) that Raytheon
> wants me to remove Linux for "security reasons", and use Windows 95. Now
> this _really_ annoys me.
>
> I can't believe these _are_ the people working with NASA. [I know that
> NASA do use Linux]. I'm just expressing my sheer disgust and venting
> some spleen at being told to deinstall Linux and put back the losing
> operating system, that's all. Maybe I should go drown myself in the
> nearest toilet.
>
> Cheers most annoyedly,
> Alex.
>
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