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Unix and NT

In many ways Unix is "better" than NT in that it has had many years to
mature.  But this year NT out-sold all variants of Unix combined, for the
first time, and this is not lost on the developers of third-party tools.
One can expect that platforms and applications will be more cost effective
on NT due to ecomony of scale and intense competition.  In short, for the
lucrative middle ground, NT is now "good enough" and the tired old arguments
sound like hair splitting to me.  If operating systems were women, Unix is a
"10" that expects you to spend $1000/hour on her.  NT is somewhere between a
7 and 9, but knows how to have a good time on the cheap.

Real-time and high-performance hardware and software design since 1981
Jim Lindelien                           (Email to: jiml at timelogic.com)     
Time Logic, Inc., 880 Northwood, Suite 1, Incline Village, NV 89451
Phone 702-833-0200 x11 Fax 702-833-1222  Web http://www.timelogic.com

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