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Re: Sparse file criteria malfunction - binutils produces sparse .exe & .dll files

On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 11:00:36AM -0400, Larry Hall wrote:
> Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
> >>>Does it work with ext2- or ext3-driven volume, or even a more traditional
> >>>unix FS ?
> >>
> >>*More* traditional than ext[23]?  Why do you want to compare an *old*
> >>FS with a *new* FS as NTFS is?  That's like comparing a Ford Model A
> >>with a modern Ford Taurus.  What is that good for?
> >
> >
> >gcc still supports PDP-11's.  rxvt emulates what, the VT-102, from like the
> >Paleozoic era.  Old and crusty is the Unix way of life for some reason.
> Ahem!  Don't forget the old and crusty ways in Windows/DOS!
> Sorry, I couldn't resist. ;-)

That's perfectly fine but these are not the criteria typically linked
to "progress".  Remember, without people wanting some sort of progress
we'd still have no TVs.  Without TV, no commercial, no soap opera...
well... uhm...


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