OT: Windows Plays Soccer

It's probably done the rounds already, but I found the following quote pretty funny (via Random Developments, originally posted at Max Barry's blog):

Windows plays soccer; Linux plays rugby. In soccer (sorry, to me this is football), whenever one player makes the slightest contact with another, he collapses to ground, writhing in agony and clutching at his ankle. Everyone gathers around and looks very worried until the referee holds up a yellow card and then—amazing!—the player springs up again, completely cured. So too Windows: as soon as anything goes wrong with any program, the whole thing collapses in a screaming heap, and requires a reboot. Linux, on the other hand, shrugs off application failures like a rugby player ignores broken fingers. Programs crash, but Linux keeps going.

Tee hee hee...

posted @ Monday, February 28, 2005 10:36 AM

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