32 or 64??

anubis darthanubis at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 06:57:02 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-01-30 at 22:52 -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
> I'm going to regret this, but...
> Res wrote:
> > wow, all them interwebs servers running 64 bit for many many many years,
> > all "unsafe" hahaha
>      There is a difference between using 64 on a server and 64 on a desktop. 
> For example, the lack of a 64-bit flash player:
> http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/000/6b3af6c9.html
>      People running servers generally aren't going to be viewing Flash content 
> so that's not an issue.  Desktop users, especially those who come to this list 
> for advice, generally do view flash content so handling how to get that 
> working is a consideration and thus a valid reason to err on the side of caution.
> -- 
>           Steve C. Lamb         | But who decides what they dream?
>         PGP Key: 8B6E99C5       |   And dream I do...
> -------------------------------+---------------------------------------------



There are NO more excuses for this fear of 64bit. Only the truly
willfully ignorant will avoid 64bit. Because if you can operate a
browser and a search engine you know this is a dead horse we are
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