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____/ High Plains Thumper on Friday 26 December 2008 17:16 : \____

> Ezekiel wrote:
>> High Plains Thumper wrote:
>>> Ezekiel wrote:
>>>> "High Plains Thumper" wrote...
>>>>> Gary M. Stewart wrote:
>>>>>> Homer wrote:
>>>>>>> "I don't get the windows users I know. They all keep
>>>>>>>  using XP and saying that they're going to "skip
>>>>>>> Vista" and use the next version of Windows. I'm not
>>>>>>> sure what they think it's going to be that Vista
>>>>>>> isn't. I also don't get the Linux naysayers. As soon
>>>>>>> as you install Linux and start using it, they
>>>>>>> instantly define you as a "geek" and not an "average
>>>>>>> user"; ergo, Linux is only for geeks and weirdos
>>>>>>> because you are a geek and weirdo if you run it. I
>>>>>>> guess the number of geeks and weirdos in the world
>>>>>>> is on the rise, then."
>>>>>>> posted by : Alan, 15 September 2008
>>>>>>> http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/879/1017879/vists-woes-linux
>>>>>> So?
>>>>>> The one thing you Linux lusers fail to comprehend is
>>>>>> that it's just an OS. It's the APPLICATIONS that
>>>>>> count.
>>>>>> Windows has the ones people want, pda,
>>>>> http://www.linux.org/hardware/pda.html
>>>>> [quote] For people who are interested in installing
>>>>> Linux on PDAs or buying a PDA with Linux pre-installed,
>>>>> here are a few pages that might help you find what
>>>>> you're looking for.
>>>>> Information about installing Linux on PDAs/Palmtops
>>>>> * Linux Palmtop Page - A guide to installing Linux on
>>>>> hand-held devices
>>>>> * handhelds.org - website dedicated to information and
>>>>> promotion of open source technology for hand-held
>>>>> devices.
>>>>> * LinuxDevices.com - definitive guide to PDAs that
>>>>> either come with embedded Linux or PDAs whose developers
>>>>> are actively involved in porting Linux to their devices.
>>>>> Linux powered PDAs
>>>>> * Sharp page dedicated to the Zaurus and aimed at
>>>>> developers
>>>> As usual, due to your extremely low intelligence you
>>>> completely miss the point. It's the APPLICATIONS and not
>>>> the OS. People want applications that allow them to synch
>>>> their PDA, iPod, cell-phone, etc with their desktop.
>>>> So what links to you post???? A bunch of non-sequitor
>>>> nonsense.
>>> Another insulting ad hominem rant from a Microsoft
>>> sycophant; nothing but a sick, wicked individual, to post
>>> such tripe.
>>> <SNIP usual troll shite>
>>>> So once again, you show that you have no idea at all of
>>>> what common computer users want. They want to synch their
>>>> pda/mp3/phone with their desktop and the "advocate
>>>> solution" is to give them a bunch of links to where they
>>>> can develop their own PDA software.
>>> More ad hominem insults, intended to get an angry reaction,
>>> in response to a reply to a known anti-Linux troll.  This
>>> troll has an inability to participate in the discussion,
>>> instead attacking the poster.  This is contrary to the
>>> purpose of this newsgroup:
>>> http://www.faqs.org/faqs/linux/advocacy/faq-and-primer/
>>> [quote] 1.4 The Charter of comp.os.linux.advocacy
>>> The charter of comp.os.linux.advocacy is:
>>> For discussion of the benefits of Linux compared to other
>>> operating systems.
>>> That single sentence is the one and only charter of the
>>> newsgroup comp.os.linux.advocacy. The newsgroup's charter is
>>> for the newsgroup as a place for supporters of Linux to
>>> gather to discuss Linux, for the betterment of the Linux
>>> community and the promotion and development of Linux. It
>>> supports this as a place for those who would like to learn
>>> more about Linux to come to learn from those who know Linux.
>>> It does not call for it to be a place where the anti-Linux
>>> propagandists to gather in order to discredit Linux.
>>> [/quote]
>> Keep running High Plains Rafael but it doesn't change the fact
>> that people want their portable devices to work with their
>> computer. And the "solution" (ha-ha-ha) you provide is a bunch
>> of links of how they can replace the OS on their portable
>> device with Linux or how they can write their own apps for the
>> Zaurus.
>> Your "solution" is just like you - completely worthless. But
>> do continue hiding behind your pathetic "trespasser rules" or
>> whatever that crap is that nobody reads. Perhaps your other
>> nym Wendy Toiletwater has more brains than you.
> There is no running, implications of cowardice as expressed by
> this troll.  These ad hominem attacks by Ezekiel are examples of:
> http://tantek.pbwiki.com/TrollTaxonomy
> [quote]
> Ad hominem troll
> Ad hominem troll at its simplest, will attack people personally,
> rather than the merits of their statements or methodologies.
> The ad hominem troll often has already lost a rational argument
> about a topic, and thus its goal is to change the argument from
> being about a topic, to being about the people opposed to the
> troll (which could mean any/all rational person(s) in the
> discussion), in the hopes of both discrediting people's ideas
> indirectly by discrediting the people, and engendering an
> emotional reaction from the people by attacking their egos /
> self-image. The "getting a reaction out of" goal is common to
> most troll types.
> [/quote]
> The troll homed in on one of the items I posted on, then enters
> in with its ad hominem insults.  As you see, it continues with it.
> This troll cannot carry on a decent conversation, but must insult
> the advocating poster.  A decent reply would have been in a
> discussion like manner, i.e., "I disagree with you for the
> following reasons: 1) .... 2) ...., etc."
> Instead, it must assail the poster instead.  This was done to
> deliberately derail any positive Linux post developing.
> Here is a likely reason why he and trolls like Hadron, Ezekiel
> and DFS troll against those who favour Linux.
> 'Use [...] the Internet, etc. to heighten the impression that the
> enemy is desperate, demoralized, defeated, [...] associated with
> mental deficiency, as in, "he believes in Santa Claus, the Easter
> Bunny". Just keep rubbing it in, via the [...] newsgroups, [...]
> make the complete failure of the competition's technology part of
> the mythology of the computer industry.'
> (reference PDF pages 45 & 55 on
> http://www.groklaw.net/pdf/Comes-3096.pdf - Comes vs Microsoft
> lawsuit, Microsoft Evangelism document)

The Munchkins have no shame. Soon they'll have no paycheck, either.
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