[linux-elitists] MSFT Survey -- Fwd: [frankwilliams291@hotmail.com: Survey]

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Mon Dec 22 01:08:15 PST 2003

on Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 01:30:20AM -0600, Nathan Poznick (kraken@drunkmonkey.org) wrote:
> Thus spake Rick Moen:
> <snip>
> > 14. If you are running a Linux cluster, how many nodes are there?
> >       1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   no cluster
> Was that actually how the question was presented, or was something lost
> in translation?  I'm amused that Microsoft would inquire about Linux
> clusters, and then top out the size at 8... especially since they had a
> presence at SC2003.  In fact, the 'official' badge lanyards were
> bright blue emblazoned with 'Microsoft' in white lettering.  I found
> those to be slightly in distinguishing the real Linux cluster geeks
> from the rest of the pack. 

Personally, I think it's a ploy to sap the productivity of all Google
employees by encouraging them to fill in the survey 2,000 times each, in
the name of accuracy.


Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
  Backgrounder on the Caldera/SCO vs. IBM and Linux dispute.
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