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** Roy Schestowitz wrote: Not to mention the fact that Windows does not have
a centralised patching mechanism. <snip>
** Sermo Malifer wrote: That's not a fact, it's an outright lie. Windows has
automatic downloading and patching from a central store.
** Peter Köhlmann wrote: For the OS itself and a few selected MS apps.
Not even all MS apps are included.
No third party apps are included
So yes, it is a fact.
** exekook wrote: Nonsense. Windows update will update my NVidia video
drivers, the driver for my sound-card and the driver for my Netgear NIC.
Yes... these are "3rd party apps" so quit making up lies.
** Terry Porter wrote: Perhaps you could demonstrate for the rest of us how
you do the same thing in Windows now that it has automatic downloading of
third party apps as you claim above, from that central store ?
Perhaps you would be so kind to use the latest Microsoft Word as your
I'm thinking your example will probably be something like :-
" <Exekookl special command> install msword ", but I'm only guessing as I
don't have your amazing Windows skillset, so I'll leave it to you to
demonstrate below, if you don't mind ?
** exekook wrote: Nice attempt to move the goal-posts troll. Since you
already lost one argument why not move the goal posts and try again, eh?
The claim was - "Centralized patching mechanism." As in updating installed
software components. Until you and your strawman decided to try and move the
goal-posts nobody was talking about installing new applications.
Run along now idiot.
Note how Peter said "No third party apps are included" and exekook
replied "nonsense" ?
Obviously exekook doesn't understand what "third party apps" means ?
Hint to exekook, "third party apps" means *all* apps, including apps not
I've given exekook every opportunity to prove Peter wrong, however this
trolls complete failure to provide as much as one example, and his strategy
of insults as an alternative only proves to me that exekook was totally
wrong, and Peter K was totally correct.
What more proof does the casual reader need ?
If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to. Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008