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Re: Ballmer Wears Lipstick

  • Subject: Re: Ballmer Wears Lipstick
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 14:04:48 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [Sinister Midget] on Wednesday 01 February 2006 05:40 \__

> On 2006-02-01, GreyCloud <mist@xxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>> Sinister Midget wrote:
>>> On 2006-02-01, B Gruff <bbgruff@xxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>>>>"Microsoft has hinted at the possibility of delaying Windows Vista if it
>>>>does not meet quality expectations"
>>> That means no delay. It met MICROS~1's "kwalitee" expectations before
>>> they ever thought of it. They'll have to come up with another excuse.
>>>>I'm sure that many of you will agree with me that it would be a shame if
>>>>were delayed, and that it is not necessary to do so.  Surely, it would
>>>>meet *our* "quality expectations of Vista" if it were released *now*,
>>>>would it not?
>>> Ours, yes. The only thing this can mean is they're confused (prolly
>>> public school educated) and are thinking "quality" means something to
>>> do with shell games and various other con artistry.
>>> My bet is they'll make an announcement about how it was thoroughly
>>> tested and was determined to be superb, they'll release it, and then
>>> they'll hope the truth doesn't get out too quickly afterward.
>> M$ must be having a terrible time getting their pig to sit still long
>> enough to have lipstick put on.
> Sounds like it could be that the pig took off and they're trying
> despartely to find it so they /can/ dress it up.

You can put a pig in a dress and take it out to dinner, but it's still a pig,
not a girlfriend.

> They better hurry up and find it or get another one or they'll have to
> put the lipstick on Blammer instead.

Too later, mate. They already have...



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