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Segfault: Mindcraft Proves NT Does Nothing Very Well

Jul 02, 1999, 08:21 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Well, it's happened again. Under the watchful eyes of Ziff-Davis, employers of the world-renowned Sir Jesse of Berst, the Mindcraft test has proven that Windows NT is good for nothing."

"Mindcraft, and its sequel 'Mindcraft II: The Empire Strikes Back', prove conclusively that if NT is going to win a benchmark, it had better be a benchmark so bizarre that no one with an IQ above your average North American tree sloth would ever dare to implement it in real life."

"In case you want to recreate the test in your basement or local laundromat, let me give you a quick rundown of the essential technical details. First, you need a server. Not just any server, mind you, but a bona fide super-sized, nuclear-powered, send-the-Japanese-peasants-screaming-in-terror server. Think of Godzilla in silicon. Think of a box big enough to hold Larry Ellison's ego. Think of a box that could hold all of Al Gore's missing social skills. Got it? Now double it..."

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