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Re: [News] Microsoft May be Giving Up on Win CE, Hires BSD Developers

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____/ Homer on Wednesday 11 February 2009 19:16 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> "MR. ALLCHIN: ... But GPL, we think it's very bad basically for the
>> world, but especially for the United States.
> That's a very interesting comment, don't you think?
> Why "especially for the United States", I wonder?
> Is there something uniquely odd about the United States which makes its
> form of commerce inherently /different/ from commerce elsewhere? To me,
> this sounds like a rather dark confession.
> And is there something about commerce in general which precludes more
> than just one company being successful, or should it follow the doctrine
> of the GPL, where companies cooperate to achieve mutually beneficial
> goals, rather than just one company acting as a greedy predator,
> destroying everything in its path, and hoarding everything to itself.
> Is this the American Way® that Allchin alludes to?
> It's certainly the Microsoft Way®.

Down with South America! Them gots 0il!

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