On 2009-03-21, Chris Ahlstrom <ahlstromc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Sinister Midget belched out
> this bit o' wisdom:
>> One problem. Since MICROS~1 has been waving the patent gun around in
>> the air for some time it would seem to me that linux users (Tom Tom,
>> for example) might feel compelled to take preemptive action. Or, at
>> least threaten to do so even if they don't really have any intention
>> of doing it. So the trouble with all of this is, M$ is still the main
>> Now go ask your masters what you're supposed to say next.
> Since Microsoft's copyright foray with SCO failed, it was pretty obvious
> that patents would be the next step for Microsoft. However, they don't dare
> go up against the big guys with these patent lawsuits.
> As their business oh-so-slowly leaks away, they'll ever-more-resemble
> cornered rats.
They'll leave the exposed rats, such as Ewik and aint_i_curious, to
defend and regurgitate fraud about the monopolists' motivations.
Winning isn't everything, but losing isn't anything.