[rescue] Perverse Question

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Sun Jun 15 16:03:35 CDT 2003

On Sunday 15 June 2003 20:24, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Sunday, June 15, 2003, at 01:45 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> >> BTW, I'm not running Linux or Solaris or BSD on the Athlon. I'm
> >> running w2k.
> >>
> >> Now I'm sure I have the plague AND bad breath.
> >
> > Naw, Win2K is considered by "the group" to be a workable MS OS for some
> > applications, esp. those that will run in no other environment...
>    Speak for yourself, Lionel.
>    (but I suppose if I were the game-playing type, I'd consider it
> workable [playable?] for that application)

Actually, I have been said wineX under Linux works more stably for some games.
If the game crashes, it doesn't take the OS down :)

I even had one guy telling me that soldier of fortune 2 was faster under WineX
then under Windows (PIII at 500, gf2mx200 videocard iirc).

Frank Van Damme    http://www.openstandaarden.be
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