• Subject: Re: someone is not being straight. Guess who...
  • From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 09:24:28 -0600

From: Eric DeLong <Eric.DeLong@pmsi-services.com>

>      Gee Bill, how many gloating emails per second does it take to prove 
>      that M$ created this problem for themselves.<g> Nobody forced M$ to 
>      design a network like that. They did it. They make these outrageous 
>      claims about "enterprise computing" and "uptime" and "scalability" 
>      then promptly fall flat on their face (again and again) when their 
>      stuff won't work. If M$ wants to convince the world that their 
>      software is reliable and scalable and ......, then they need to 
>      truly prove it. Real results, not just hype and advertising.

M$ has a credo: "eat your own dogfood", meaning that they should use
their own products as much as possible. Doing that makes it hard to
blame third party vendors (they do anyway). That they screwed up
designing their network is, of course, pitiful, but does not mean that 
their customers have to screw up as well.

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