[thelist] Unix and NT? Confusion? What? Help!!!

Nicole Parrot nicole at parrot.ca
Mon Oct 30 14:12:31 CST 2000

If it's any help at all, I went the opposite way, and got exactly into the
same situation.
It's like you speak French and they speak English, and you're trying to
communicate. Some of the terms and concepts just have no direct equivalent.

Now though, I'm curious. It's been my experience that *nix hosting is
cheaper than NT. Where are you being hosted, and what were your

nicole at parrot.ca

> As I've mentioned previously, I was forced for reasons of cost to
> migrate a site from Linux/Apache to NT4/IIS.
> I'm an idiot when it comes to NT Server; without shell access I'm
> terribly crippled.
> Has anyone had a similar experience, and if so how do I make my life
> easier without spending ungodly amounts of money that I don't have for
> a development server at my site (which would defeat the purpose of
> having switched hosting providers in the first place)?
> Ben Henick              |  "In the long run, men hit only

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