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Re: News: Turn Off Compiz to Improve Stability With Ubuntu Linux

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____/ High Plains Thumper on Wednesday 23 Sep 2009 05:01 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> High Plains Thumper on Tuesday:
>>> I see a day when all of this shall cease.  Microsoft's time
>>> has come, the monopoly will dwindle away, so will all the
>>> trolls in this newsgroup.
>>> The availability of court documents on the Internet as
>>> evidence has exposed the corporation for what it is, little
>>> concern over ethics.  Others have provided repositories for
>>> those documents, when court cases closed.
>> Yes, and they continues to be transcribed, spread, and tied to
>> particular incidents thanks to the work of volunteers.
> An amazing discovery was the evangelism document.  It gave a
> plausible explanation of much of the trolling in this newsgroup
> and in other Internet forums.
> [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

The author of this document was obviously nervous because he tried to check what
/else/ was out there and he apoligised to me. Later on I found (and published)
his 50 something-page presentation on "Evangelism". It made the front page of Digg.

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