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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> TomTom Settlement Aftermath: Get the FAT Out - Updated
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>> | Ah, yes. Mono. Once again. And OOXML. Might governmental agencies wish
>> | to particularly take note of OOXML in light of the TomTom settlement? I
>> | would think so. And .NET and Silverlight. Perhaps you can think of
>> | others.
>> | [...]
>> | Wake up. Microsoft should be treated like Microsoft.
>> | It is what it is. It is what it always has been.
>> | Microsoft asked recently to be judged by its actions, not its words. OK.
>> | The TomTom settlement *is* Microsoft actions. We watched it, and we
>> | judge them by it.
> Mono and moonlight micoshaft crap should be removed on principle
> alond to send the best and strongest message to micoshaft - we can hit your
> pockets and it will give you mega hurtz.
> Micoshaft is not an issue thats going to go away any time soon.
> Doing nothing is not an option and waiting for someone like google to come
> along and take them over may take two years.
> So the best option is to hurt their market share and mind share by
> elminating all their crap from developer projects. And keep
> on doing it until they genuinely give up their evil.
The TomTom suit was a very good one. It completely destroyed the illusion that
Microsoft is not an aggressor, so people are waking up and feeling disgusted
by Microsoft's new (and short-lived) business model.
SCO's share price rose when they sued Linux. Little did the shareholders know
what the strategy had in store.
~~ Best of wishes
Apprentice - fancy word for "slave"
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