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Comment Re:Nothing wrong with the Trades (Score 1) 368 368

My father is, and was a plumber for as long as I can remember. I started out helping him on jobs before I was ten. I've been shit on, dug ditches, been under houses, etc. It was the _hardest_ work I have ever done in my life. I left it when I was 18, and because of several life decisions which had nothing to do with college...

I work for Microsoft now.

And for the first time in years, I've logged on to tell you one more thing: You're a fucking idiot, and have no idea what you're talking about.

That is all.

Comment Re:Microsoft Hate (Score 1) 318 318

Bzzt. SFU is no longer a seperate product. It's part of Windows now, in Windows Server 2003 R2 and above - which includes Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows 7.

It's called the Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA). Relevant TechNet link:

Here's a good Wikipedia article on the product, showing the history from Interix, to SFU, to SUA:

There's even a Debian port for it:

Comment Re:Windows VII ? (Score 1) 545 545

The only problem there is that "7" is a marketing term only. The kernel version is 6.1. Here it is from a CMD window, pasted right into Slashdot:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7000]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

I, myself, can't stand the "7" moniker. It's misleading, and no better than the year-themed marketing names. Well, okay. Marginally.

Why can't we just call it what it is? 6.1, for chrissakes.

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