On 2008-12-23, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
> ____/ chrisv on Tuesday 23 December 2008 13:45 : \____
>> Terry Porter wrote:
>>>In reality, no Linux netbooks are 'locked down', they're all able to have
>>>other Linux distros installed on them, any time the owner wants.
>> Well you know, nothing in the Windwoes world is "locked down", because
>> Micro$oft will gladly sell you the "key".
>> Here's Vista "ultimate" for only $320!
> "Ultimate," eh? :-) So does that remove the DRM and the blubber?
More importantly, does it run on a netbook? Any of them? Somebody?
>>>Remember all Linux netbooks come with Open office, *installed*.
>> So? Office "professional" for only $500!
> It doesn't do ODF. It's for users of Microsoft Office to communicate among
> themselves. No thanks, it's more important to communicate with one's
> government and fellow users who can freely download OOo for every major
But every Wintard on _earth_ wants a copy of M$-Offal Pro-feshunil to
look at Clippy while they tipe wurds and git it sperl-chucked.
(That's not so far off of some of the crap my boss sends me to proofread
after he runs it through the MS-Offal© Spell© Checker©.)
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