[rescue] "Workstation" [was Re: What do people think of a Sun Fire V210^W^W Ultra 45]Z

Jonathan Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Thu Feb 10 15:39:12 CST 2011

On Thu, 10 Feb 2011, Phil Stracchino wrote:

>> In my world view, "workstation" implies a graphic console for the
>> benefit of mainly one user, while "server" implies multiple
>> users/functions with no graphics or "remote" graphics via X or some
>> other means.
> I'd go along with that, with the addition "capable of getting a wide
> range of serious work done on it".
> (Which, IMHO, largely rules out Windows from consideration...)

I don't know about that.  Windows 7 is a plenty-useful OS.  I think
Microsoft may finally have listened to decades of criticism (and noticed
the increasing trend of MSCEs carrying MacBooks for personal use).

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