[rescue] Sun's new policy sucks...

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Thu Apr 7 10:49:03 CDT 2005

Someone generated the quantum flux that came across as... Joshua Boyd
> On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 10:54:02AM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>> HTTP is the new FTP, I guess.  Now they won't get support calls from
>> MCSE's and paper Cisco experts who have no idea was passive FTP is and
>> don't understand why their double-NATed setup doesn't work right.
>> Also lets them take advantage of Comcast's web cache.
> Yeah, but what's so darn hard about offering the files via both http
> and ftp?

It's not about ease - it's about control.

I suspect McNealy let a $uit into that area somewhere and now it's all
about "Increasing our profit paradigm!"  But that may just be my tinfoil

Mike Hebel
"Sometimes the very young do not always do what they are told." - The Nox

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