Re: Am I crazy to switch to PCs?

Subject: Re: Am I crazy to switch to PCs?
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- ROGERS -dot- WAVE -dot- CA>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 1997 16:53:18 -0800

On Thu, 2 Oct 1997 15:04:33 -0400, Don Sargent wrote:

>The advantages I see to switching are:
> o Software is cheaper, such as Frame and WebWorks.
> o There are better and easier graphics solutions on
> the PC.
> o We can more readily access secondary applications like
> scheduling software, and so on.
> o The hardware we'd be getting is supposed to be
> slightly faster than our UNIX AIX boxes.

You'll also get to view the pretty startup screens more often, as you'll
likely find yourself rebooting from system crashes on a fairly regular

(In the AIX world, you're probably more familiar with the term "IPL"...
although it's something that doesn't happen very often. :-)

Your friend and mine,
<insert standard disclaimer here>

They shoot without shame / In the name of a piece of dirt
For a change of accent / Or the color of your shirt
Better the pride that resides / In a Citizen of the World
Than the pride that divides / When a colorful rag is unfurled
- Rush, "Territories"

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