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I just *had* to comment.

On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 12:47:42PM -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
> dsr at writes:
> > Excuse me, but only people from MIT think that the Athena-style
> > environment is anything but a special case... and AFAIK, no one
> > who didn't "grow up" in MIT has ever re-implemented it outside.
> CMU, ISU, NCSU all use something like it.  I've seen similar but
> different examples at labs at UFL, ASU, UMich, OSU, and a bunch of
> other universities.  And, as I mentioned, there is at least one large
> financial institution in NYC (I cannot provide the name due to NDA).

OK, I was mistaken. Athena-style is re-implementable, and may
even be desirable for a special case: large universities.


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