__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Friday 04 August 2006 07:39 \__
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> GreyCloud <mist@xxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Microsoft tempts embedded Linux developers with "free apps"
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>> | Microsoft's Windows Embedded team will host a "free app" giveaway
>>> | during LinuxWorld. The "apps" -- in this case appetizers -- include
>>> | embedded turkey clubs ("it's the bacon that's embedded," Microsoft
>>> | says) and boneless "penguin" wings ("hot and tasty, but with no support
>>> | infrastructure"), plus free beer and wine.
>> Make one wonder whatever happened to those high priced experts they
>> hired a while back.
> It's certainly a brave move, but I've seen so many blue screens in
> airports, railway stations and so on - last one I saw was at the entrace
> foyer at Schipol, just above where the lifts and escalators go down to
> the railway station.
> Sooner or later, something really nasty will result from one of those,
> it's just a question of time, I think...
Remember: it's call the blue screen of _death_. Computers are taking over
more human-moderated and human-supervised function. It's a question of cost.