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Comment: Re:MS FAIL (Score 3, Funny) 156

by fisted (#48864373) Attached to: Windows Server 2003 Reaches End of Life In July
You're kidding, right? Most companies actually run DOS 6.22; see Burger King, for instance. You can run 5 processes with access to the high memory area using EMM386.EXE for each Windows NT system. If you want something small that can maximise your high memory utilization, then there's no alternative. Windows NT, or XP on my server, no thx. And vista? Seriously what were you thinking?

Comment: Re:I agree with Lennart (Score 4, Insightful) 551

by fisted (#48829597) Attached to: Systemd's Lennart Poettering: 'We Do Listen To Users'

Lennart is right about being more UNIX like.

Wait, what?
*reads TFA*
Hahahaha, oh well:

Lennart Poettering: [...] most people who say Systemd is un-Unixish have no idea what Unix is actually like.

What’s typical for Unix, for example, is that all the tools, the C library, the kernel, are all maintained in the same repository, right? And they’re released in sync, have the same coding style, the same build infrastructure, the same release cycles – everything’s the same. So you get the entire central part of the operating system like that. If people claim that, because we stick a lot of things into the Systemd repository, then it’s un-Unixish, then it’s absolutely the opposite. It’s more Unix-ish than Linux ever was!

The Linux model is the one where you have everything split up, and have different maintainers, different coding styles, different release cycles, different maintenance statuses. Much of the Linux userspace used to be pretty badly maintained, if at all. You had completely different styles, the commands worked differently – in the most superficial level, some used -h for help, and others ––help. It’s not uniform.

If we put a lot of the glue in one repository, it’s not all the way towards Unix, but it’s half way between traditional Linux and traditional Unix. We do not put libc and the kernel in the same repository, just the basic things. So that’s a misconception that I’m always bemused about, and I’m pretty sure that most people who claim that have never actually played around with Unix at all.

Wow... Just.. wow.
TL;DR his sole argument for systemd being "like traditional unix" is that they're maintaining it in one (as opposed to dozens of) source code repos.
I think this is the dumbest reasoning i've ever heard. I also like how he calls systemd non-monolithic, of course, without giving any reason for why that is.

Comment: Re:Good ol' 777 (Score 1) 105

by fisted (#48821423) Attached to: Sloppy File Permissions Make Red Star OS Vulnerable
Yeah. Obviously "everyone" got your "deliberate" "joke", which is probably the reason for all of the zero "Funny"-mods you got.
Furthermore, where did you see me explaining your "joke"?

Applying Ockham's razor, I'm much more inclined to assume that you just became the guy who posts something dumb and then tries to backpedal by claiming it has been a "joke", which is pretty pathetic.

Comment: Re:firsts (Score 2) 303

by fisted (#48820875) Attached to: There's a Problem In the Silk Road Trial: the Jury Doesn't Get the Internet
You don't "get the Internet" when you get to access it. You don't "break the Internet", when your POS home "router" fails. Finally, you don't "delete the Internet" when you remove the shortcut to your web browser.
Have I forgotten something else you're likely to say?

English noobs

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