[rescue] Personal progressions (was: what to do with a dec alpha 255)

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Thu May 31 14:54:07 CDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 22:53 +0300, Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> On Thu, May 31, 2007 at 03:41:55PM -0400, Aaron Finley wrote:
> > BASIC on TI-99/4A, DOS on IBM/XT, DOS on IBM/AT, BASIC on 386, Windows
> > 3.0/3.1, Linux on 486/Pentium, Solaris on a Sun Sparc 1+, then a 2,
> > then a 5, then IRIX on an Indigo 2, IRIX on an Onyx, Tru64 on a Alpha,
> > AIX on a 44P-270, then back to Windows, and been with Windows for
> > several years now across several machines.
> >From a career point of view there is nothing wrong with Windows. It won't
> get you a high profile job, have your name spoken with reverence on the
> Internet, or get you rich, but after the "high tech bubble" burst,
> Windows admins had jobs, while Linux gurus did not.

I'd beg to differ on that. I knew lots of Linux gurus who were safely
employed and lots of Windows MSCEs who were out on their ass.


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