In <fLLXg.919$wf1.573@xxxxxxxxxxxx> flatfish+++ wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 13:04:47 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> ...Unless you pay a lot of money.
>> Microsoft Vista licence restrictions hit hardware hard
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | While the expensive versions of Vista, Vista Ultimate and Vista
>> | Business, can be installed within a Virtual Machine environment,
>> | Vole forbids you from doing so with the cheaper Vista Home Basic
>> | and Vista Home Premium.
>> Another way of punishing/suppressing users of VMWare, Xen, Parallels,
>> Boot Camp... meanwhile, on the dual-boot front: Vista scoots to new
>> boot, but it's still kinda rooted ,----[ Quote ]
>> | While Microsoft would like the world to believe that anyone running
>> | Windows has no need of any other operating system, that attitude
>> | doesn't cut much mustard with many of its users.
>> boot-but-its-still-kinda-rooted So, essentially, Microsoft now owns
>> your hardware and controls the way it is being used. Not to mention
>> DRM for your data, WGA, and TC...
> Another pro linux post
It certainly is. Every extra impediment Microsoft adds to their EULAs
only pushes legitimate users towards Linux or the Mac.