Jeffrey J. Nonken on Sat, 12 Jul 2003 15:40:18 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] Obsolesence (was Community Service Project)

On Sat, 12 Jul 2003 11:04:34 +0000, Arthur S. Alexion wrote:
>Practically speaking, I think I have to keep a copy of windows
>The kids need it for some school stuff with teachers who can't
>that we'd be running anything else, and there is some Clie stuff that
>does not yet have a Linux alternative.  I thought that Win 95 would
>the *last* MS OS I would have to buy, but then stuff needed  Win
>Now I am hoping that is my last, but I doubt it.  I just can't see
>myself using XP.  I am hoping Mac OS X will fill in to save me.

Then don't get XP, get 2k or 2k Pro while it's still available. Don't upgrade past SP2 to avoid spyware. I'm told that 2k is more stable than XP anyway.

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