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Reboot And Fire!

>This concept is quite familiar to those of us who ply the computer
trade-and who could >fault the Navy's decision to go with Windows NT 4.0?
The only problem with the Navy's >bold leap forward is that an application
bug from which NT could not recover caused >their test ship, the cruiser
USS Yorktown, to lose propulsion during a trial excursion >and sit dead in
the water for nearly three hours. Three hours of down time is not a big
>deal, unless of course, it comes at a critical moment-such as in the
middle of a >battle. But those of us who deal with computers know that
system crashes never happen >during heavy use, so what's to worry?

John Carr
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Dear List
Its a mature stable system nowdays-quite ok for mission critical use.
Dont the Navy run SAS on the Win2K platform?
cheers Dave



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