Ref PC' or Macs

Peter C. Tribble ptribble at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Tue Jan 13 12:30:03 EST 1998

In article <34986D0C.29 at cc.umanitoba.ca>,
	Brian Fristensky <frist at cc.umanitoba.ca> writes:
> Funny, that's exactly the argument that made me decide to 
> dispense with PCs and Macs and run our lab entirely on 
> a Unix platform via X-terminals. 

Absolutely. Lab equipment often comes with special hardware to drive
it, but we find general purpose computing is much cheaper to arrange on
Unix boxes (not to mention more reliable, secure. etc). What I find
interesting is that our lab people prefer it too...

-Peter Tribble
HGMP Computing Services

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