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Re: the ghost of UEFI and Micr0$0ft

On Thu, 2012-06-07 at 23:34 +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Let's be clear what this is.  I have to get *permission* from someone
> else, to run a program on my own computer.  To actually use my
> computer to do my stuff, I have to take extraordinary steps to get
> someone else to grant me access.  That's *fundamentally wrong*.


Moreover that someone is Microsoft, while Linux is a rival on the
software market and Microsoft is known for unlawful acting to get rid of
business competition. Without being paranoid, for me there's some
negative connotation.

The handling for the end user is optimized to fit to the needs of
Windows end users. Slavko already has written that Windows end users
don't compile Windows kernels, but Linux end users do.

- Ralf

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