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Re: [leafnode-list] Files for newsgroups
On Sun, 20 Feb 2000, David Marsh wrote:
> On 12-Feb-00 phil hunt wrote:
> > People doing (1) would be equally happy with either solution (assuming
> > they have a local web server set up; I would guess that most of these
> > users are using Linux and most distros come with Apache working out
> > of the box).
> Whenever I see phrases like that, the alarm bells in my head marked
> 'embrace and extend' start ringing.. :-(
> Please remember, Linux is just a subset of the whole Unix world
I look at it the other way round: other Unices are just a subset of linux.
25% or all servers installed last year run Linux -- more than all other
Unices put together.
> (OK, this
> isn't *pedantically* correct), and leafnode does run on a fair number
> of Unixen..
> For example, I'm running it under FreeBSD..
> Let's not start doing anything that reduces the portability of code
I'm using Apache and PHP, which should run on all Unices.
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