“When I was in college, lower level CS course assignments were
done in DOS PC’s networked through Novell Netware.
“Once a student got to take higher level courses, he/she was
given an account into one of the department’s SunOS Unix servers.
Most students from basic courses suffered from ‘Unix envy,’ the Sun
boxes were perceived as being much more powerful than the humble
PC’s. As a I entered the workplace, I brought my college perception
that Unix workstations are more powerful than PC’s with me…”