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Re: My Windows 95 is Dumb!

  On Tue, 16 Dec 1997 11:25:45 -0500 (EST), Charles Behney wrote:
  >> "Microsoft is doing what in the army is called 'dumb obedience,"' said Andrew Schulman,                    >author of "Unauthorized Windows 95," a guide to the programming features of Windows.                         >"Microsoft's alternative is to roll back the calendar on everything in the operating system,                 >whether it's Internet-related or not." 
  >Microsoft has depended on dumb obedience from consumers, OEMs and
  >businesses, since MS-DOS 2.0. Maybe if they roll back the calendar far
  >enough, we can get the true 32 bit API developed for OS2, then NT,
  >instead of the false, "I think I'm multitasking" API that is really
  >still a 16 bit emulator on Windows 95.
       Who needs them to roll back the clock, I'm running a "real OS"
  now...OS/2 of course.  Just because "everybody's" running wintendo95
  doesn't mean you do ;-).
  >None of the NT pros have yet to respond to my request for information on
  >the POSIX security compliance of Windows NT. Is there a C2 secured NT
  >machine out there? Has anyone seen a B2, or even a C3? Would you trust a
  >national security state to run on NT? SAIC is working on some NT
  >networks for the military, but I have yet to hear anything positive
  >about the security of NT networks. The truth is still out there.
       If I remember correctly the only security certification there's
  ever been for NT was C2, but that was only for v3.51 and all bets are
  off as soon as you connect it to anything.  In other words you can get
  C2 certification for NT v3.51 as long as it's only used as a standalone
  system, but as soon as it gets anywhere near a network it's no longer
  >Does Vin Weber run his precious mailing lists on UNIX or NT? Since he's
  >been mass mailing venom and hate since the 70s, I would assume that he
  >depends on UNIX for his mailings. You can't trust a counter revolution
  >to a Microsoft Exchange Server. 
       If it's working well you can bet it's not Exchange.  Exchange can
  cause so many problems I've heard that several mailing list owners have
  started to drop users who's ISPs use Exchange Server for their
  customer's email, they're tired of dealing with all the bounced
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