Xah Lee's Unixism

Andre Majorel amajorel at teezer.fr
Tue Aug 31 03:12:55 CEST 2004


On 2004-08-30, Antony Sequeira <usemyfullname at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Andre Majorel wrote:
>> On 2004-08-28, Rob Warnock <rpw3 at rpw3.org> wrote:
>> 
>>>Pascal Bourguignon  <spam at mouse-potato.com> wrote:
>>>+---------------
>>>| $ telnet xahlee.org 80;
>>>| Trying 208.186.130.4...
>>>| Connected to xahlee.org.
>>>| Escape character is '^]'.
>>>| GET / HTTP/1.1
>>>| 
>>>| HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
>>>| Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 01:35:52 GMT
>>>| Server: Apache/2.0.50 (Fedora)
>>>|         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>>+---------------
>>>
>>>So are you complaining about the fact that his hosting provider
>>>preloaded RedHat Fedora with Apache 2.0 for him?
>> 
>> 
>> There is no shortage of Windows-based hosting companies, so why
>> didn't he go there ? Whatever your opinions, it's best to put
>> your money where your mouth is if you expect to be taken
>> seriously.
>
> Windows (MS) is not 'Unixism'?

If by unixism, you mean any operating system that has a
hierarchical filesystem and byte stream files, yes. But that
would include quite a few other non-Unix operating systems,
including Mac OS 9, Prologue and probably everything else this
side of CP/M (DOS 1.x shall be deemed to be CP/M).

-- 
André Majorel <URL:http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/>
Conscience is what hurts when everything else feels so good.



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