Date: 4 May 2004 20:28:53 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <davehinznospamcop.net>
Subject: Re: OT- Heads Up - Sasser plug


On Tue, 04 May 2004 20:21:47 GMT, Paul Halliday <pjghnospamyonder.co.uk> wrote: > in article c78b1k$tiaq$1nospam34476.news.uni-berlin.de, Dave Hinz at > davehinznospamcop.net wrote on 04/05/2004 15:57: > >> It's Unix. FreeBSD, specifically, with a nice GUI on top of it. > > In car terms, Mac OS is a SAAB. Yup. More stable, less crashes, easier to use, and well designed. > Until I found out that it's actually easy ... And then OS X came along and > it all got so much cleaner. I never had much against OS 8/9 - they worked; > they ran MS Office ... OS X runs all the good open source stuff from Mozilla > through Open Office without crashing. Heck, even L**nix crashes :) I crashed my Mac once. In 2 years. While changing kernel parameters on the fly on a running system, in an undocumented manner (translation: I deserved it). It's actually quite a good analogy to compare Mac to a Saab. Dave

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