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Re: The troll claims the reality NEVER agree!

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____/ Mark Kent on Friday 05 Feb 2010 16:58 : \____

> Terry Porter <linux-2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> The troll claim:
>>  "Netbook battery life under Windows 7 exceeds Linux battery life on the
>> same machine"
> Haha!  amazing.
>> The reality:
>> begin{quote}
>>   Microsoft has been investigating user complaints related to the battery
>> life of laptops running Windows 7, a problem that's apparently been
>> drifting around since the widespread beta version was released into the
>> wild. While there don't seem to be exact figures for the number of users
>> affected, the issue does seem to occur for those users upgrading their
>> laptops to Windows 7 from either Windows Vista or Windows XP.
>> ...
>> end {quote}
> Another "upgrade".  Microsoft are perhaps the only vendor in history
> to put the whole world into fear of "upgrades".

Some CIOs refused to deploy Vista 7 (RTM) precisely because of Vista. There were news
articles about it last year.

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