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____/ bbgruff on Wednesday 16 Sep 2009 00:35 : \____
> Hadron wrote:
>> "Ezekiel" <not-there@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
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>>>> Fragmentation good for the user, says Nokia
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>>>> | Fragmentation within mobile platforms helps handset manufacturers
>>>> | and software developers to properly address customers' needs, a
>>>> | senior Nokia executive has said.
>>> #1 - Nokia said that fragmentation is good within the mobile platform
>>> is good - they said nothing about "GNU/Linux" as your bullshit headline
>>> #2 - And why is it good for them??? Because Nokia can use 'fragmentation'
>>> squeeze extra money out of customers.
>>> "Inside any specific market, if you offer the same product as your
>>> competitors the only thing you can compete on is price," Nystrom told
>>> delegates at the Open Source In Mobile 09 conference in Amsterdam.
>>> "[Differentiating gives you] the opportunity to be better, and to have a
>>> higher sale price or margin".
>> So Zeke, what you are saying is that Roy supports companies having a
>> monopoly on a certain feature set since they are thus able to milk the
>> customers who can only find that feature set from them?
>> Looks like Roy is showing his true "commercial" colours again.
> I'm afraid you've completely lost the plot now.
> Perhaps you'd like to read the article, think about what's being said, and
> then come back to us?
> What is it that's winding you up on this one, hadron? Is it that the penny
> is beginning to drop with you, and that you are coming to realise that
> although Linux is both Free and free, it can be and is used commercially,
> in commercial products, and gives manufacturers the chance to make money?
> Do you find that wrong, or distasteful?
> Are you the same hadron who's always bleating "hypocrite" around here?
They change dispositions based on how they try to attack the messenger.
~~ Best of wishes
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