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SubjectRe: *grin* Windows 2000 & HPC: Scalable, Inexpensive
On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Mike Harrold wrote:
>
> The sad thing is, 3/4 of the page is an outright lie. It isn't
> a first, W2k is not the de facto standard OS, and the TCO is
> significantly higher than any cluster running Linux.

No shit, not to mention that Linux is going to be faster and better suited
to the task.

> It's a sad day when companies can get away with blatant lies
> all in the name of "marketing."

Unfortunately that happens all too often. I'd _LOVE_ to be in a legal
position where I could slap M$ (and any other company that does this, for
that matter) and put them in their place. Feeding off the ignorance in
society is counterproductive.

Kelsey Hudson khudson@ctica.com
Software Engineer
Compendium Technologies, Inc (619) 725-0771
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