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Re: Dual Boot.

On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Chris Bannister
<mockingbird@earthlight.co.nz> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 02, 2011 at 05:26:12AM -0400, Tom H wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 7:28 PM, Heddle Weaver <weaver2world@gmail.com> wrote:

>> > If you state as you seem to be , that Microsoft don't enter into grubby
>> > strategies of monopoly control, it ain't me that looks 'silly at best'.
>> Everyone wants to be a monopolist; to quote Vin Diesel from "The
>> Chronicles of Riddick": It's an animal thing.
> So? Doesn't mean its true.

The quote was for illustration purposes only.

To give you an example in the FOSS world of desire monopoly, consider
the fact the the developer of systemd has said that he expects Ubuntu
to switch to systemd in two years. He might be right but if that's not
a desire for monopoly, nothing is.

>> MS isn't an exception, it's the rule! And those who lived through
>> IBM's pre-PC, pre-MS behavior (not me) will tell you that MS is
>> civilized by comparison.
> Do a google search on "Gates homebrew" - I mean, hell, isn't that why we
> use Linux?
> Also read:
> http://www.vanwensveen.nl/rants/microsoft/IhateMS_intro.html

I don't hate MS - and I work with about 60 other nix sysadmins, none
of whom AFAIK hates MS.

> I've a feeling I've fallen for the troll ...

Very funny.

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