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osOpinion: The newbie network administrator and open source: I fear Skippy

Jan 11, 2000, 06:46 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Xavier Basora)

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"In general I find Skippy so endearing. Here's a young person who's starting out his first real job. I can bet you that the secretaries give poor Skippy lots of homemade cookies and muffins while he slaves late into the night setting up the network or installing software that the suits are too lazy or too fearful to install."

"Skippy is at least forthright that he's not too inexperienced about both LINUX and NT. However, that inexperience doesn't deter him from concluding that NT is superior. My jaw hit the floor in incredulity at the sheer chutzpah. Here's a wet behind the ears kid who got his MSCE last year by the Great Innovator and suddenly Skippy's endowed with expertise...."

"What so outrages me is your total lack of initiative because Mommy Microsoft will take care of everything...."

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