Message from a Mac User

Summary:I'm a Mac user - we just double click and things work (of course)..

In infotech consulting everyone wants "insight," but nobody really knows either what that is or how to trigger it. Here's an email exchange that might open a window or two in your mind.

Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 10:18:32 -0400
Subject: Re: only 61MB...
Mime-Version: 1.0 (Apple Message framework v553)

I'm a Mac user - we just double click and things work (of course)...

On Thursday, April 21, 2005, at 08:06 AM, Paul Murphy wrote:

> It compressed to only 61MB so I've attached it. To recreate the
> original files and directory, save the file to your home directory,
> and open a command window, then:
> % gunzip ua_sas.tar
> % tar -xvf ua_sas.tar
> This will unpack everything in a subdir called ua_sas_files

A model for the rest of us?


Topics: Apple


Originally a Math/Physics graduate who couldn't cut it in his own field, Paul Murphy (a pseudonym) became an IT consultant specializing in Unix and related technologies after a stint working for a DARPA contractor programming in Fortran and APL. Since then he's worked in both systems management and consulting for a range of employers inc... Full Bio

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