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Re: Microslosh vision of the future

  • From: Stephen J. Wilcox
  • Date: Mon Aug 12 11:21:49 2002


>     The day Palladium is used by every (chip, OS, and Application) vendor is
> the day my FreeBSD system has a Network Neighborhood icon and sends 1,000
> NetBios Broadcasts every few minutes.

I believe you can enable this feature with a free download...

>     WINS will no longer needs to query DNS servers as WINS will be the only
> "standard" throughout the internet.  Because of this we will all run some
> flavor of NetBios (Over TCP/IP, and for the Novell folks over SPX/IPX) or
> NetBui.

You can get around WINS if you enable forwarding of undirected broadcasts to all
interfaces btw

Steve


>     Let's not forget, that as strong as Microsoft looks or pretends to be,
> they did not build the NET (their wanna-be contributions or "replacements"
> are at times very humorous or outright senseless).
> 
>      The Bill Gates UTOPIA......NOT!
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stephen Sprunk" <ssprunk@cisco.com>
> To: "Alif The Terrible" <measl@mfn.org>; "gg" <ggregory@affinitas.net>
> Cc: <nanog@nanog.org>; "blitz" <blitz@macronet.net>
> Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 8:49 AM
> Subject: Re: Microslosh vision of the future
> 
> 
> >
> > Thus spake "Alif The Terrible" <measl@mfn.org>
> > > On Sun, 11 Aug 2002, gg wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Guess my home P.C. will no longer be an intel platform......hello
> mighty
> > SPARC
> > >
> > > I guess you didn't actually read this, did you?  It makes no difference
> what
> > > you use at home, if that machine can't talk to the rest of the world.
> >
> > 1. There will be CPU vendors that won't require Palladium-signed code
> > 2. There will be OSes that won't require Palladium-signed code
> > 3. There will be applications that won't require Palladium-signed code
> > 4. There will be IETF protocols that won't require Palladium-signed code
> > 5. The Net will not require Palladium-signed code
> >
> > and most importantly:
> >
> > 6. This article is completely incorrect on how Palladium will work.
> >
> > S
> >
> 
> 





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