<CT> Re: The End of and Era!

  • From: "Wannes Soenen" <mr_waso@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <calmira_tips@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2000 22:30:41 +0100

> It's called "Whistler." Nice name, LoL!  Bill's thought, "Hmm... The name
> 'Windows' is getting old. If we change the name, people will think it is
> better!" Anyway, I read the Whistler is supposed to be a combination of
> NT kernel with the standard Windows 9x/ME functions. A few sites got their
> hands on a beta-version of Whistler and tested it with tons of games, and
> did ok. Remember it is based on NT, which isn't geared towards games too
> much. But also remember that NT supports multiple processor. Try playing
> on a dual-1.5Ghz machine! Of course, you could always do that in Linux.
Another 'nice' feature of Whistler is that someone else can control your
computer, if he wants to help you eg. An internet helpdesk or en admin.

You could call it a 'build-in' trojan.

But we are getting of topic here


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