(nil): Akis Karnouskos (akis(@)ceid.upatras.gr)
Ημερομηνία: Παρ 29 Αύγ 1997 - 08:10:11 EEST
WHAT DRIVING TO THE STORE WOULD BE LIKE IF OPERATING SYSTEMS RAN YOUR
MS-DOS: You get in the car and try to remember where you put your
Windows: You get in the car and drive to the store very slowly,
attached to the back of the car is a freight train.
Macintosh System 7: You get in the car to go to the store, and the
car drives you to church.
UNIX: You get in the car and type GREP STORE. After reaching
200 miles per hour en route, you arrive at the barber shop.
Windows NT: You get in the car and write a letter that says, "go to
store." Then you get out of the car and mail the letter to your
Taligent/Pink: You walk to the store with Ricardo Montalban, who
you how wonderful it will be when he can fly you to the store in
OS/2: After fueling up with 6000 gallons of gas, you get in the car
drive to the store with a motorcycle escort and a marching band in
procession. Halfway there, the car blows up, killing everybody in
S/36 SSP [mainframe, obv.]: You get in the car and drive to the
Halfway there you run out of gas. While walking the rest of the
way, you are run over by kids on mopeds