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Ideotrope: Setting Sun

Nov 23, 2004, 23:30 (3 Talkback[s])

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" ran into a guy I knew from school a few years ago at a gathering in Pasadena. He worked for Sun at the time, and was talking with some other people, discussing linux. The tone in his voice was unmistakeable: linux was a toy, solaris was a serious kernel. He proceeded to enumerate the various virtues of the Solaris kernel and the demerits of the linux kernel.

"Years later, I had the displeasure of sitting next to a Sun support/sales engineer who had an extremely high opinion of his own intelligence and was not shy about telling everyone near him about it..."

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