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____/ High Plains Thumper on Sunday 29 Nov 2009 15:30 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Goblin on Sunday:
>>> High Plains Thumper wrote:
>>>> Amanda Shithousedoor wrote:
>>>>> Windows 7: 11/28/2009   5.31%
>>>>> http://marketshare.hitslink.com/report.aspx?qprid=42&qptimeframe=D&qpcustom=Windows+7&qpsp=3911&qpnp=74&sample=8
>>>>> <Almost 6 X all Linux desktops put together!>
>>>>> Linux still needs good advocacy.
>>>>> <sigh>
>>>>> It's a pity though, that cola is not an advocacy group, but a
>>>>> M$ *hategroup*
>>>>> Roy Schestowitz and his lapdogs ruined cola!
>>>>> No need to thank me for this link ;-)
>>>> Hello, Flatfish!
>>> I agree, this sounds like a flatty post.  I'm not quite sure how he
>>> believes Roy (or anyone has ruined COLA) but then its a claim of
>>> the desperate.  I wrote an article on the very subject a while ago:
>>> http://openbytes.wordpress.com/2009/11/11/ahhhhh-youre-killing-foss/
>>> Flatty must think very highly of Roy if he is suggesting Roy has
>>> the power to ruin COLA.
>> Almost all my posts are about Linux and F/LOSS. The rest are about
>> barriers to Linux and F/LOSS, notably software patents,
>> Microsoft-funded (SCO) lawsuits against Linux and other forms of
>> aggression from a company that calls Linux "cancer".
> Actually, I thought SCO, remnant of Digital Research through Caldera,
> became a richman's revenge pawn as DRI was its only true competition in
> DOS days.
> [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.
> [/quote]
> http://www.groklaw.net/pdf/Comes-3096.pdf
> Roy, since you are keeping up with Novell, here is something that may be
> of interest regarding Novell and one's disdain for it:
> Digital Research
> The Untold Story
> The Story Behind the Story
> http://www.ctyme.com/dri.htm

It seems like the type of thing more relevant to Groklaw. They probably have it already.

>> It's funny that the Microsoft AstroTurfers keep linking to a
>> Microsoft-funded "statistics" source that is totally proprietary
>> (secret, because it's bogus!).
> Protected by EULA.   :-)

They de-bumped Apple market share from 9% to 5% overnight. That was in September or August IIRC.

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