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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