Rupert Goodwins' Weekend Diary

Summary:Much giggling in the office at the news that NT 4.0 Workstation and NT 4.

Much giggling in the office at the news that NT 4.0 Workstation and NT 4.0 Server are exactly the same bit of software and you can switch from one to the other by changing a couple of registry entries. Tut tut, Microsoft. Not that there's anything wrong in marketing stuff in that way, but when you've heard so much about how Server is hugely optimised and special and nobody should consider running anything at all difficult on Workstation it's hard to suppress a grin. People have been selling hardware and software ever since time began with that sort of feature

Topics: Innovation


Rupert has worked at ZDNet UK, IT Week, PC Magazine, Computer Life, Mac User, Alfa Systems, Amstrad, Sinclair, Micronet 800, Marconi Space and Defence Systems, and a dodgy TV repair shop in the back streets of Plymouth. He can still swap out a gassy PL509 with the best of 'em. If you want to promote your company or product, fine -- but pl... Full Bio

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