[rescue] OS X is certified UNIX

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Wed Jun 13 23:46:49 CDT 2007

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> I've heard it said what w2K3 Server actually performs better for
>> gaming than W2K.  Can anyone else corroborate or refute this?
> In my experience, Windows Server 2003 is a better platform (faster for
> gaming, less overhead for everything else, less stupidity to get in my
> way) than both Windows 2000 and Windows XP.  Some software (notably

...of course, you can always strip 2k and XP to be much the same.

I had to do it with XP to keep it from driving me nuts, and I still have a ways 
to go.

Unfortunately, newer games have stupid and artificial "requirements" for XP now.

XP == 2000 for all but trivial differences that could be patched in to 2k, only 
Microsoft refuses to do it.

The way I see it, it would be to their advantage... seems like it would greatly 
reduce support costs to merge the two.

> Symantec antivirus, and, I think, SAS) will detect that you're running
> on server instead of workstation and refuse to run unless you buy a more
> expensive version, but most things Just Work.

Man, that's so criminal...

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