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____/ chrisv on Tuesday 23 December 2008 13:45 : \____
> Terry Porter wrote:
>>Orders have gone out from Microsoft, to the trolls on COLA, to use the
>>term 'locked down' in any Linux netbook fud, to help convey the feeling
>>that Linux netbooks are somehow inferior to windows, which is as *open*
>>as your hip pocket allows it to be.
>>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?
>>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
~~ Best of wishes
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