Re: Trumpet WinSock and Win95

Herman Rouge Willett (
Tue, 12 Mar 1996 05:55:17

Oh well, we all have our bad experiences with computer and software
providers. Mine is with IBM, whom I hate with a TRUE-BLUE-PASSION.

I have my own ideas what IBM stands for, but don't know it I have
the freedom of speach enough to state it here.

>John W. Osborne wrote:
>> I think I detect a little anti-Microsoft bias there, as well as some
>> inaccuracy.
>I have to admit that Microsoft aren't in my good books. Apologies for
>any inaccuracies - my experience is as I gave it. Also, I suspect I'm
>not the only one who's had trouble with Microsoft's PPP, judging from
>some of the FAQs on the net.
>> For your information, I've used W95's TCP/IP stack to connect to
>> Linux, Unix, Tandem, as well as NT boxes. No problem.
>> At least not with W95's stack.
>I'll re-run through those instructions that've been posted and see
>if I've any more luck. Since other people have obviously managed to
>get the connection working ok, it should just be a question of
>running through the settings with a fine tooth-comb, for the nth
>> On the other hand, if you were having trouble with W95's stack, the
>> entire TCP/IP exercise sounds like it is beyond you. Better get a
>> a friend to help.
>*cough* Whilst I have to admit that it's impossible to know everything
>about all operating systems, this /is/ the first communications problem
>I've encountered that I couldn't solve without docs.

Herman R. Willett
Infrastructure Specialist / Consultant
Mobil Oil Corporation
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