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Re: [News] 2010 soccer world cup Opens Up to Wider Audience (Free Software)

On 2008-11-26, Sandeep Kumar <deep8391720122@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 13:18:23 -0600, chrisv wrote:
>> Sandeep Kumar wrote:
>>>On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 07:27:08 -0600, chrisv wrote:
>>>> Sandeep Kumar wrote:
>>>>>On Tue, 25 Nov 2008 18:28:36 -0500, Chris Ahlstrom wrote:
>>>>>> Sandeep Kumar belched:
>>>>>>> I apologize for not being clear.By target I meant that Linux should target
>>>>>>> Windows instead of firefox not that websites should code for Windows.Using
>>>>>>> firefox as an example of oss programming being successful is flawed because
>>>>>>> the vast majority are using it as a Windows browser not a Linux version.
>>>>>> Since when does running on Windows alter Firefox's status as OSS?
>>>>>It doesn't but pretending that Linux has something to do with it is
>>>> Who has done that, fsckwit?
>>>I'm sorry but what have I done to offend you?
>> Yes.  Stupid trolls offend me.
>>> I have been nothing but polite.
>> Making an unfounded claim of "lameness" is not polite, troll.
> It seems all you wish to hear is how great Linux is and how terrible
> everything else is.Sorry if I stepped on your toes by providing a more
> realistic view.And BTW firefox is succeeding not because of Linux but
> because of Windows and that is a fact.

     Firefox had to have a reserve core userbase in the beginning. It
had to have somewhere to start from that was out of reach of Microsoft
and their abilitity to push around OEMs. It probably also needed a 
large number of Linux/Unix developers in the beginning just to get

     This recent iteration of Mozilla only even exists now because
someone from the Linux community told Netscape corp how they could
help avoid Microsoft "cutting off their air supply". 

     Linux is a safe haven for web server and web browser alike as
well as for any Unix applications that might be pushed out of the
market by some Microsoft juggernaut.

	The best OS in the world is ultimately useless         |||
	if it is controlled by a Tramiel, Jobs or Gates.      / | \

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