At 10:51 PM -0800 2003/11/25, Allan Bowhill wrote:

> In the practical day-to-day sense, there is a lot of overlap. But to say
> systems administration == programming
> is false.


Just like that the skillsets between systems administration and
programming are mutually exclusive. In truth, there is a lot of
overlap between these two skillsets.

> The analogy was not mine, and neither was that point. I did not say that
> a person could not possess both skills.


That's what mutually exclusive means.

> My point was the skills themselves technically are exclusive to
> one another. Not that someone couldn't have both.


If the skills are mutually exclusive, then one could not have both of them.

--
Brad Knowles,

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania.

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