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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Is using Windows Dumb? It will be.
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>> | It's certainly not "dumb" to buy a Windows machine today. I have to
>> | quickly qualify that by saying that I think most people would be better
>> | off with a Mac,
> That sounds more dumber than WINDUMMIES might say!
> Why would anyone want to justify expensive appil crap in a recession
> of all time when you can buy supported Linux PCs at far lower cost than
> appil or windummy PCs?
Macs are popular as a Windows alternative in the US where Apple's brainwash
campaign is extensive and Apple shops exist. In the rest of the world, Linux
is bigger than Apple. In developing countries, Linux is /far/ bigger than
>> except (of course) those that need certain Windows only
>> | apps on a daily basis. Even those folks could use VM software to run the
>> | Microsoft stuff but I wouldn't recommend that right now unless it's
>> | casual use.
~~ Best of wishes
"Monopoly raises two classes of problems for a free society. First, the
existence of monopoly means a limitation on voluntary exchange through a
reduction in the alternatives available to individuals. Second, the existence
of monopoly raises the issue of “social responsibility”, as it has come to be
called, of the monopolist."
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