[ntp:questions] synchronization distance

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Sun Dec 5 06:56:38 UTC 2010


"David Woolley" <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote in message 
news:idefp2$ser$1 at news.eternal-september.org...
> David J Taylor wrote:
>
>> of the application.  Many of the electronics designers used UNIX 
>> systems
>
> That makes you unusual for a modern Western company.  Most are in 
> financial services or distribution these days.  However, even 
> engineering companies can be marketing led, i.e. have senior decisions 
> makers who have no understanding of technology.

OT now but:  Do you really think that "major financial services or 
distribution" companies are exclusively using Microsoft for their core 
systems?  I am uncertain that's correct.

Cheers,
David 




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