On 18/07/2009, at 4:02 AM, Erik Olsson wrote:

This is off topic, but Simon, do you mind doing a short elaboration of your
opinion on the disservice done to IT mentioned? Just curious, I'm not going
to debate...

Yes, it's off-topic. Search the archives--I've given my opinion on this many times and I'm not alone in that view (but there are large numbers opposed to it). Read the Unix Haters Handbook for a better discussion of things wrong with Unix than I could provide.

And while I'm OT, did you ever realize the UIM ebook you considered putting
together a few years back?


No. Insufficient demand. It would take months of my time and the financial return would be pathetic.

Regards,
Simon Coulter.
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