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____/ Terry Porter on Wednesday 09 Sep 2009 08:38 : \____
> On Wed, 09 Sep 2009 02:57:09 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ Terry Porter on Wednesday 09 Sep 2009 00:36 : \____
>>> On Wed, 09 Sep 2009 00:53:48 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>>> I need not say anymore.
>>>> Microsoft could, in principle, give Vista 7 free of charge and then
>>>> claim 'success' (market share), like it did in "netbooks". What we
>>>> need to watch though is their sharply-declining profit. Microsoft and
>>>> Windows can't survive without paying wages. The same can't be said
>>>> about Linux.
>>> Absolutely. I think Roy is spot on here.
>> Thanks, Terry.
> Fair credit where fair credit is due I say!
> Microsoft can hold all the parties they like, they can pay for legions of
> naked dancing girls to parade thru the cities screaming they love Vista7.
> They can payroll all the crooked polies and journos they can find.
> But in the end, their profit margins tell the real story, and less profit
> affects the whole Microsoft beast..
> Less profit means less bribe money, less adverts, less ability to fund
> their criminal activities, and it's a ever diminishing circle, until
> Microsoft finally vanish with with a puff of nasty smelling smoke.
Yes, the quarterly profits say a lot.
> GNU/Linux will quietly continue as always, because it's Free.
> C.O.L.A Charter:-
> "For discussion of the benefits of GNU/Linux compared to other
> operating systems."
Ah... tell this to Linux 'advocates' like Gary Moooosh and Hardon's Quirky.
~~ Best of wishes
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