mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Apr 7 13:15:17 CDT 2002
On April 7, dave at cca.org wrote:
> >If people that HAVE to use Windows would use add/remove programs
> >properly, not install crap they dont need, uninstall crap they dont
> >use, etc, windows can be a GREAT web browser/SSH terminal-system.
> There's some good reason the built-in "telnet" doesn't do
> vt100 properly, right?
There are several reasons. Pick one:
1 - Microsoft couldn't program their way out of a wet paper bag
2 - They're too busy writing bad specs to actually read the good ones
3 - Windows is so horribly bloated that parsing VT100 escape
sequences consumes too many precious CPU cycles, so they "left a
Dave McGuire "I thought it would go quickly,
St. Petersburg, FL that rubberized bottom..." -Sridhar
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