Issue 1. [Re: [ros-general] ROS-User-Issues]

Wesley Parish wes.parish at paradise.net.nz
Tue Oct 25 11:48:21 CEST 2005


On Tue, 25 Oct 2005 10:28, TwoTailedFox wrote:
> It was initially supposed to mean "New Technology", but soon after, it
> became Just Another Meaningless Acronym.

Actually "Not There".
>
> However... Look at VMS, and WNT. See how the shorthand of Windows NT
> is a play on one-upping VMS? :p
>
> On 10/24/05, Kevin Lawton <kepla at btinternet.com> wrote:
> > I sometimes wonder if even Microsoft know what NT means.
> > Look at the Windows 2000 splash screen - 'based on NT technology'.
> > Translate the 'NT' into 'New Technology' and we get 'based on new
> > technology technology'. Not very confidence inspiring, Microsoft.
> > Kevin.
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: ros-general-bounces at reactos.org
> > > [mailto:ros-general-bounces at reactos.org]On Behalf Of
> > > jwalsh at bigpond.net.au
> > > Sent: 24 October 2005 21:13
> > > To: ReactOS General List
> > > Cc: Robert Köpferl
> > > Subject: Re: Issue 1. [Re: [ros-general] ROS-User-Issues]
> > >
> > >
> > > Sorry guys.
> > > In my preoccupation with separating USER from PROGRAMMER I
> > > stepped into a rather smelly issue of my own making.
> > > However your response is making me aware of a number of issues
> > > which may have lain dormant, simply because nobody "in the know"
> > > would have had (myself included) the courage to ask such a
> > > seemingl silly question..
> > > How many Users would know what NT even means: Afterall Users
> > > don't program or do they?
> > > Cheers and rosuccess
> > > Justin
> > >
> > > ---- "Robert Köpferl" <rob at koepferl.de> wrote:
> > > > Seems to me like you missed the point (or I did)
> > > >
> > > > It's about updates, patches for win98 and their current apps still
> > > > working on win98
> > > >
> > > > jwalsh at bigpond.net.au wrote:
> > > > > Issue 1
> > > > >
> > > > > Telstra Bigbond has announced that they are following
> > >
> > > Microsofts plan to drop  support for Windows98 fron 17th August
> > > this year.
> > >
> > > > > It is clear that Microsoft is no longer supporting backward
> > >
> > > compatability, only forward.
> > >
> > > > > These are two entirely different Technologies, both at the OS
> > >
> > > and at the File level.
> > >
> > > > > If ReactOS policy is to be plug compatibe with Windows, how
> > >
> > > does ReactOS plan to deal with it?
> > >
> > > > > Cheers and rosuccess
> > > > > Justin
> > > > >
> > > > > ---- Justin Walsh <justin_2006 at operamail.com> wrote:
> > > > >>---- Justin Walsh <justin_2006 at operamail.com> wrote:
> > > > >>>I'm a little confused.
> > > > >>
> > > > >>Well not anymore.
> > > > >>This may not be a Wiki, but I can make it look like one.
> > > > >>All I have to do is comply strictly with the ReactOS Code of
> > > > >> Conduct. I think ROS-User-Issues or RUI is pretty clear.
> > > > >>If you need to talk code then got to:
> > > > >>ROS-Programmer-Issues or RPI.
> > > > >>We already have Mingw-Msys for those don't just read or talk code,
> > > > >>but seriously do it.
> > > > >>Kicking off RUI.
> > > > >>I recommend taking a look at http://www.pcpitstop.com
> > > > >>He has some interesting things to say about Microsoft.
> > > > >>Not that I agree entirely with him.
> > > > >>
> > > > >>Any objections or recomendations are welcome
> > > > >>
> > > > >>Cheers and rosuccess
> > > > >>
> > > > >>Justin
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
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