__/ [ Gordon ] on Monday 05 March 2007 08:00 \__
> DFS wrote:
>> This single March 2006 statement by the chairman of Dell negates EVERY lie
>> cola "advocates" have ever posted about Microsoft controlling the OEMs,
>> and not allowing Linux on the desktop.
>> Now you'll claim Michael Dell is lying. Sure, sure... only cola idiots
>> know what really happens between MS and OEMs.
> It actually says NOTHING about how MS do or do not control OEMs.....MS
> don't NEED to "talk" to any of their OEM customers about any other OS.
> They just (used to) insert massive financial penalties in the contract
> if the OEM supplied any other OS or none at all...
...And Dell has its previous repetitive attempts to teach it a lesson.
Did Microsoft want to 'whack' Dell over its Linux dealings?
Dell's secret Linux fling [sabotaged by Microsoft threats]
Microsoft 'killed Dell Linux' - States
At present, it's a cold war. When someone beats up his kids a couple of
times, they are likely to behave. It doesn't mean that father is no longer
an abusive one.
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