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Re: [News] John Dvorak Dumps Windows for GNU/Linux, Disappointed with BetaVista7

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Tuesday 10 March 2009 11:29 : \____

> After takin' a swig o' grog, Tim Smith belched out
>   this bit o' wisdom:
>> In article <MGjtl.15170$19.14666@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
>>  "DFS" <nospam@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> You're a liar, Spamowitz, as always.  Dvorak didn't say one word about
>>> dumping Windows/Vista, nor did he mention Win7.
>> So, Schestowitz lied about another article.  In equally regular and
>> predictable news, the Sun rose today.
> He made you look at the article, eh?  ;->
> Sort of.
>    http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2342703,00.asp
>    I cannot wean myself off Windows altogether because, well, I write about
>    Windows. But for ancillary machines that I put together where I need
>    reliability and low price, I'm always going to see whether Ubuntu works.
>    And if it does, that's what gets installed.
>    If I had a small or mid-size company, I'd probably use only Linux and
>    open-source software, just to stay out of the way of the software police
>    and their onerous "audits"---another abhorrent situation that, to me,
>    is intolerable.
> Well, Tim, I consider myself to have dumped Windows, in much the same
> manner.  If they said "We're rewriting all our software for Linux" at work,
> I'd be ecstatic... wouldn't miss Windows in the least.
> However, /Roy/, I'd have written the Subject this way:
>    Dvorak tired of being dumped on by Windows

Someone in IRC said he had dumped it.

http://slashdot.org/firehose.pl?op=view&id=3690761 ("Dvorak Ditches Windows.")

Overstatement, I guess.

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