Five nines Linux, one nine Windows

Five nines Linux, one nine Windows

Post by Cat » Wed, 15 May 2002 00:41:12



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I heard somewhere that the evil empire where using Windows as an embedded OS
for things like gas stations. SCARY. Imagine what a script kiddie with a grudge
could do....shudder.
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Cat

Linux 2.4.9-31
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http://www.ratrobot.com/brainzilla/brainzilla.htm What's the absolute
limit of intelligence in this universe? And why should I turn of the
abflex2000 infomercials long enough to read about it?

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Five nines Linux, one nine Windows

Post by mjt » Wed, 15 May 2002 02:06:06



> http://www.e-insite.net/electronicnews/index.asp?layout=article&artic...
> I heard somewhere that the evil empire where using Windows as an embedded OS
> for things like gas stations. SCARY. Imagine what a script kiddie with a grudge
> could do....shudder.

i'll have to ask my brother - he works in IT for a large
oil company and he works on the "gas pump" data stuff.
i'll interview him tonite and see what the deal is
(with THEM anyway :)

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Five nines Linux, one nine Windows

Post by Paolo Ciambott » Wed, 15 May 2002 04:56:41



> i'll have to ask my brother - he works in IT for a large oil company and
> he works on the "gas pump" data stuff. i'll interview him tonite and see
> what the deal is (with THEM anyway :)

Oil and gas and Penguins...

Schlumberger Limited.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

Decollement Consulting, Ltd.

ACCEL Services, Inc.

Atmos Energy.

Mathtech Pakistan.

Giant Industries, Inc.

Nafta Gbely a.s.

(courtesy of Mercury Info Tech)
http://www.m-tech.ab.ca/linux-biz/

 
 
 

Five nines Linux, one nine Windows

Post by Cat » Wed, 15 May 2002 05:12:50


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Quote:>> i'll have to ask my brother - he works in IT for a large oil company and
>> he works on the "gas pump" data stuff. i'll interview him tonite and see
>> what the deal is (with THEM anyway :)

> Oil and gas and Penguins...

> Schlumberger Limited.

> Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

> Decollement Consulting, Ltd.

> ACCEL Services, Inc.

> Atmos Energy.

> Mathtech Pakistan.

> Giant Industries, Inc.

> Nafta Gbely a.s.

> (courtesy of Mercury Info Tech)
> http://www.m-tech.ab.ca/linux-biz/

Interesting link. Maybe we should get a link to the companies using Windows
for safety critical systems so we can stay well clear.....KABOOOOOMM!!
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Cat

Linux 2.4.9-31
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http://www.ratrobot.com/ms/ms.htm Wanted Java Developer please email your
resume. Microsoft Word format only. You can't escape Microsoft's empire.
But will breaking it up be enough?

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