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____/ Gregory Shearman on Monday 22 Aug 2011 23:35 : \____
> On 2011-08-22, Homer <usenet@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Verily I say unto thee that William Poaster spake thusly:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Interesting what Nick Howes (Royal Astronomical Society & technical
>>> consultant to GEO (Spain)) has to say about Linux.
>>> "In the professional world of astronomy Linux is ubiquitous. In
>>> professional observatories & research domains, Unix/Linux systems
>>> dominate. Many of the scientists at ESO (European Southern
>>> Observatory) use Ubuntu 10.04, others use various Linux versions.
>>> While the choice of the Linux distro may vary, the whole science
>>> community favours Linux because of its stability & extensiblity of the
>>> OS for this type of work"
>> Good find.
>> Chalk another one up for GNU/Linux.
>>> Now what was Dopez99 saying about "Serious Work"?
>> Does anyone care?
> They don't use MS Office, so no... they don't do "Serious Work".
And Photoshop. One can always photoshop a photo of a tablet to claim
"real work" and "innovation".
~~ Best of wishes
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