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Re: [News] UNIX and Linux Eat Microsoft's Share in Servers, Phones, Desktops

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____/ High Plains Thumper on Thursday 01 Oct 2009 11:55 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> High Plains Thumper on Wednesday:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Ballmer Still Searching for an Answer to Google
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>> "Forty percent of servers run Windows, 60 percent run
>>>>> Linux," he said. "How are we doing? Forty is less than
>>>>> 60, so I don't like it. ... We have some work to do."
>>>> `----
>>>> http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/151568/ballmer_still_searching_for_an_answer_to_google.html
>>> Rather funny how that Linux is well suitable for mission
>>> critical applications for its stability and viral
>>> resistance.  Even to the extent that the London Stock
>>> Exchange so quickly is abandoning its Windows base and going
>>> to Linux.  Yet the Wintrolls want to insist that it is
>>> totally unsuitable for desktop usage, doing quote mangling,
>>> out-of-context posts, "kiss and tell" tactics, etc.
>>> The convicted monopoly must be on its last leg to see such
>>> desperate actions by the minions in the newsgroups and
>>> 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
>> UNIX (OS X, iPhone, HP-UX, etc.) and Linux are still
>> Microsoft's biggest enemies. Even other rivals like Google and
>> IBM rely on them.
>> What large company other than Microsoft relies on Microsoft
>> software? MySpace?
>> That's why we get so many AstroTurfers attacking Linux. Even
>> Apple is afraid of Linux, which is better than their UNIX and
>> a lot cheaper.
> I've composed a message:
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.linux.advocacy/msg/db9d17359ae5a0ef
> I think you'll love this one.  The user base speaks.

Thanks a lot!

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