On 2009-01-27, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
> ____/ Sinister Midget on Tuesday 27 January 2009 16:12 : \____
>> On 2009-01-27, Terry Porter <linux-2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>>> One of the benefits of GNU/Linux compared to Windows is that it does not
>>> exist on the rise and fall of the sharemarket, because GNU/Linux doesnt
>>> have shares, it's a community thing, powered by Freedom.
>>> Linux will always be around, but I'm not so sure Microsoft will.
>> That's right. What do you do if Windows disappears and your favorite
>> apps no longer work?
> The Wine project already took care of this so that we can do Win "retro".
> Some day we'll tell out children that those ".EXE" on their system* are legacy
I hope not. I look forward to a time when the very last vestiges of the
Insane Period of computing is far enough back that nobody alive can
remember what it was really like.
Are you scared of speed? Then try Windows.