> Holy shit, they sent me back an email saying I could download this
> Well, I *think* that's what it says, as I try to read between all the
> gibberish that micros~1 calls html tags.
> What should I do? Should I get it? What would I do with it? Will it
> come with any development tools?
Go ahead and get it. Know thy enemy! I've set up an RC-1 mini-network
for one of our consulting projects. I'll tinker with RC-2 when I get a
chance. Mostly I want to see how secure it is. From what I understand,
it's supposed to come with everything locked down.
I hope I don't*too many people off, but Windows does have its good
points. The Microsoft business practices are the biggest problem.
I prefer a more pragmatic approach. Use the best tool for the task.
Being an agnostic helps I think. (religion wise and computer holy wars
wise) I am a Linux advocate, but I do temper it with reality. There is
no perfect solution or we'd all be using it and not be having this
Microsoft isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Keep tabs on them at a
Linux is displacing Unix more than anything, but is stifling Windows
server growth. For the moment, Linux is outpacing Windows growth as far
as servers are concerned.
I prefer to know as many technologies as possible. How is one to make
informed comments if they don't know all sides of the argument?