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Re: [News] Nokia Says 'Fragmentation' in GNU/Linux is a Good Thing

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____/ High Plains Thumper on Thursday 17 Sep 2009 00:41 : \____

> Tony Manco wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Tony Manco on Wednesday:
>>>> Moshe Goldfarb wrote:
>>>>> Hadron wrote:
>>>>>> Ezekiel writes:
>>>>>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote...
>>>>>>>> Fragmentation good for the user, says Nokia
>>>>>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>>>>>> Fragmentation within mobile platforms helps
>>>>>>>>> handset manufacturers and software developers to
>>>>>>>>> properly address customers' needs, a senior
>>>>>>>>> Nokia executive has said.
>>>>>>>> `----
>>>>>>>> http://community.zdnet.co.uk/blog/0,1000000567,10013788o-2000331761b,00.htm
>>>>>>> #1 - Nokia said that fragmentation is good within
>>>>>>> the mobile platform #market is good - they said
>>>>>>> nothing about "GNU/Linux" as your bullshit headline
>>>>>>> claims.
>>>>>>> #2 - And why is it good for them??? Because Nokia
>>>>>>> can use #'fragmentation' to squeeze extra money out
>>>>>>> of customers.
>>>>>>> <quote> "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". </quote>
>>>>>> 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?
>>>>>> Interesting.
>>>>>> Looks like Roy is showing his true "commercial"
>>>>>> colours again.
>>>>> Roy Schestowitz is a mercenary SOB and it's been proven
>>>>> in the past.
>>>>> As for Nokia, it doesn't surprise me that a company that
>>>>> is having a difficult time in the phone market would
>>>>> adopt a principle of the freetard community.
>>>> Difficult time? heh...
>>> The trolls will spout out more rubbish if they are fed.
>> Isn't that a good thing? :-P
> No, I learned the hard way.  Best thing is to not reply directly.
> It starves them of oxygen.  With no attention, their masters
> sense their lack of effectiveness, they die (receive pink slips
> or non-contract renewal).
> [quote]
> In the Mopping Up phase, Evangelism's goal is to put the final
> nail into the competing technology's coffin, and bury it in the
> burning depths of the earth.  Ideally, use of the competing
> technology becomes associated with mental deficiency, as in, "he
> believes in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and OS/2."
> Just keep rubbing it in, via the press, analysts, newsgroups,
> whatever. make the complete failure of the competition's
> technology part of the mythology of the computer industry.
> We want to place selection pressure on the companies and
> individuals that show a genetic weakness for competitor's
> technologies, to make the industry increasingly resistant to such
> unhealthy strains, over time.
> [/quote]
> PDF page 55
> Microsoft Evangelism
> Comes vs. Microsoft court case
> http://www.groklaw.net/pdf/Comes-3096.pdf

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the troll posts vanish.

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