__/ [ Linønut ] on Friday 24 March 2006 14:34 \__
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
>> __/ [ Mark Kent ] on Friday 24 March 2006 07:30 \__
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>>> Linønut <linønut@xxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o'
>>>> ZDNet ain't mainstream.
>>> True, but its history is as a heavily pro-Microsoft site. To see this
>>> kind of article, as well as the forbes one mentioned elsewhere,
>>> indicates that Microsoft are no longer the darling of the press. Even
>>> of the business press (forbes) and the pro-MS tech press (Zed Dee).
>>> Times they are a-changin'
>> Same applied to CNET, whom I suspect got paid large sums of money by
>> Microsoft to write article that praise Vista (advertisements aside for the
>> sake of this argument).
> I agree with both of ya.
> I think the peak of my "love" of Microsoft was around 1995, when I knew
> nothing of Linux, Win 3.1 was working pretty well for me, and Office was
> reasonably clean of bugs.
It wasn't. They were simply 'under the carpet', still.
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