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SubjectRe: Unices are created equal, but ...

Benchmarking is a good idea not just to compete with other OSes but
also measure the performance of the OSes 8)

If anything needs to improve on the *free* unix systems is application
deployment. A cheap way to get apps is to have a Win95 emulation
layer so that we can run Win95 apps.

Is nice to a have a bullet train however I want a smooth ride and
a comfortable seat 8)


>>> Linus Torvalds said:
> On Sun, 14 Apr 1996, John S. Dyson wrote:
> >
> > How's about maintaining competition, and working to make the respective
> > U**X clone better competitively. Competition helps keep each party
> > honest!!!
> I'd be nervous about the benchmarks used. It's too easy to optimize for a
> specific set of circumstances, and getting blind to the "larger picture".
> But with a reasonable selection of benchmarks, this might not be a bad
> idea.
> Linus

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