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Re: [News] [Rival] Microsoft Had Terrible Decade

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____/ AZ Nomad on Sunday 03 Jan 2010 23:51 : \____

> On Sun, 3 Jan 2010 23:15:50 +0000, Mark Kent <mark.kent@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>> 2000-2009: Microsoft's decade of shattered dreams
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| I dedicate this seemingly harsh post to all
>>>| the Microsoft employees that privately have
>>>| complained about management problems -- not
>>>| because they were mad or resentful but because
>>>| they desperately wanted to fix the problems.
>>>| They spoke to me in confidence out of their
>>>| love for Microsoft. I apologize for not
>>>| speaking up for them before. I do so today, as
>>>| reflection on the past to shed light on future
>>>| actions. The decade 2010 could be better if
>>>| Microsoft learns from its mistakes.
>>> `----
>>> http://www.betanews.com/joewilcox/article/20002009-Microsofts-decade-of-shattered-dreams/1262204767
>>This is really funny, mostly because it properly summarises most of the
>>conversation we've been having here, in cola, for several years;
>>however, the poster is still somewhat blind - read the claims about Xbox
>>being a major success for a real giggle :-)
>>Xbox, apparently, is a success because Microsoft were happy to lose
>>money on it...  who'd be a shareholder?  :-D
> come on, give it a chance.  I expect it to be every bit as much a
> success as windows mobile. <snicker>

A friend of mine has just sold his 360 (+20 games or so) to
cover the purchase of a new Wii he'll receive shortly.

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