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Jperensky
03-18-2002, 08:38 AM
What do you people think of Windows XP professionsal... Pros... cons...? :confused:

Deckard
03-18-2002, 09:52 AM
It doesn't conform to the POSIX standard ;)

Prelude
03-18-2002, 10:03 AM
Well, it hasn't totally died on me yet, so I guess that's a plus.

-Prelude

DavidP
03-18-2002, 10:49 AM
its awesome

except for having no DOS support....stupid dang microsoft gay idiots not giving any friggin dos support....

ober
03-18-2002, 12:54 PM
from what I've seen and played with... it's pretty sweet... I'm about to install it on my own machine at home...

Brian
03-18-2002, 01:57 PM
Windows XP is not open source. How would you know what you are putting on your computer? Trust them? Trust Microsoft?

No thanks.

Govtcheez
03-18-2002, 02:04 PM
Ignoring the fact that this is a blatant troll, , did you read all the source of Linux before you installed it?

Korn1699
03-18-2002, 03:16 PM
that is a good point. I was just thinking of that because for all he knows, there could be a few bytes in the linux kernel that logs your every move and sends them somewhere...

Brian
03-18-2002, 03:31 PM
Originally posted by Govtcheez
Ignoring the fact that this is a blatant troll, , did you read all the source of Linux before you installed it?

No, I rewrote it from scratch in Java!

Korn1699
03-18-2002, 03:34 PM
Originally posted by Brian


No, I rewrote it from scratch in Java!

wouldn't it have to be assembly if you rewrote it because you wouldn't have an os to interpret the java. also the kernel would be huge in size

Govtcheez
03-18-2002, 03:36 PM
Oh, good idea - that's what I would have done, too.

DavidP
03-18-2002, 04:40 PM
Java??!?!?!??! NOOOOOOO!!!! Its sloooooww!!! Im not using ur OS...thats for sure...

ober
03-19-2002, 08:36 AM
Originally posted by Brian
Windows XP is not open source. How would you know what you are putting on your computer? Trust them? Trust Microsoft?

No thanks.

And you wonder why I flame you.... [insert name calling and explicitives] :rolleyes:

Brian
03-19-2002, 11:58 AM
It was a troll, ober.

But I'd never touch Windows XP, I need some space on my hard drive for data other than the operating system.

ober
03-19-2002, 12:05 PM
Originally posted by Brian
It was a troll, ober.

But I'd never touch Windows XP, I need some space on my hard drive for data other than the operating system.

oh... i didn't realize you only had an 2 Gb HD... :rolleyes:

Who in their right mind would have anything less than 20 Gb these days? That's more than enough and then some... (unless you're a fiend like me and need tons of music and games... )

Brian
03-19-2002, 12:09 PM
Originally posted by ober5861

Who in their right mind would have anything less than 20 Gb these days? That's more than enough and then some... (unless you're a fiend like me and need tons of music and games... )

It's a bit of a waste to cash out on a 30Gb hard drive, then spend another 1k (or however much that piece of **** costs) on an operating system which uses up 7% of your disk already.