[brlug-general] Microsoft ... UNIX services... Cool!! not.
willhill at canadaisp.net
Sun Jan 25 10:06:32 CST 2004
On 2004.01.24 22:42 John Hebert wrote:
> >From a review of LinuxWorld
> "Microsoft: they're giving away free CDs of UNIX
> Services for Windows. To me, they tried to be hip, and
> self-mockingly anti-MS. Their UNIX services, they
> said, is just like CygWin, except FASTER, because its
> a new sub-system and you don't need to make win32.dll
> calls! Cool!! not."
> found on /.
> My take: Screw Micro$oft. Show me the code.
When they say "FASTER" that means they are going to make CygWin slower. Screw all of it.
The best way to get free software into a Windoze network is to show how much cheaper free software is than the next "upgrade". Can anyone here name one "service" that Microsoft offers that someone else does not do better?
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