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Re: [HACKERS] Off-topic: Communication. (was: Connect string again)

From: Peter T Mount <psqlhack(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk>
To: Michael Graff <explorer(at)flame(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <tih+mail(at)Hamartun(dot)Priv(dot)NO>, Michael Meskes <meskes(at)topsystem(dot)de>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Off-topic: Communication. (was: Connect string again)
Date: 1998-05-28 05:32:45
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.3.95.980528063113.15240A-100000@retep.org.uk (view raw or flat)
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On 27 May 1998, Michael Graff wrote:

> Peter T Mount <psqlhack(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk> writes:
> 
> > What anoys me more with their versions of the "standards" is that they
> > don't even keep to them within their own product range, or even with
> > different versions of the same product.
> 
> What annoys me even more than that is that there is a growing group of
> people who actually think that Microsoft invented the web, email (even
> SMTP) and TCP.
> 
> I know it is hard to believe, but these people exist.  They must be stopped.

Oh, I know they exist. About a year ago, I had a heated discussion with
someone who really believed that Microsoft invented Java, and was puzzled
why Sun was taking them to court.

-- 
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Main Homepage: http://www.retep.org.uk
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