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Mac D
BlabberMouth, the Next Generation
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Icon 1 posted November 19, 2004 18:41      Profile for Mac D     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
What a bunch of hypocrits. MS not only after a U.S. monopoly but a world wide one as well. They stole it from Apple in the first place. ok ok ok here is the link

What do you expect from the guy who gets the most spam and needs a whole team to filter it. Link to that story

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davor
Mini Geek
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Icon 1 posted November 20, 2004 10:03      Profile for davor   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
why govs just dont buy a blank pc's without windows on it so they can use whatever they prefer?

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Davor

http://davortech.wordpress.com

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dragonman97

SuperFan!
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Icon 1 posted November 20, 2004 10:40      Profile for dragonman97   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by davor:
why govs just dont buy a blank pc's without windows on it so they can use whatever they prefer?

Please reshape that into a meaningful sentence.

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Spiderman

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Icon 1 posted November 20, 2004 11:13      Profile for Spiderman     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Quoting the end of the first article:

Ballmer said the security fears some governments had about using Microsoft software were overblown.

"We think our software is far more secure than open-source software. It is more secure because we stand behind it, we fixed it, because we built it. Nobody ever knows who built open-source software," he added.


Who do they think they're kidding?? [Roll Eyes] [shake head]

"...because we built it..." I just had the urge to lose my last meal. [Embarrassed]

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FatGnome
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Icon 1 posted November 20, 2004 11:34      Profile for FatGnome     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Heh heh... well I wonder what patents they are actualy "breaking" over there... something like how it looks? Or are they actual coding segments?
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drunkennewfiemidget
BlabberMouth, a Blabber Odyssey
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Icon 1 posted November 20, 2004 20:12      Profile for drunkennewfiemidget     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Spiderman:
Quoting the end of the first article:

Ballmer said the security fears some governments had about using Microsoft software were overblown.

"We think our software is far more secure than open-source software. It is more secure because we stand behind it, we fixed it, because we built it. Nobody ever knows who built open-source software," he added.


Who do they think they're kidding?? [Roll Eyes] [shake head]

"...because we built it..." I just had the urge to lose my last meal. [Embarrassed]

Allow me to get this straight:

"Our software is more secure, because the programmers on our payroll who we told to make software behave a certain way are smarter than all those people who put together open source software. And the fact that any bug or issue with software can be debugged by ANYONE with a text editor, and a good knowledge of the programming language the software is written in is completely irrelevant."

RIGHT.

[Roll Eyes]

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CommanderShroom
BlabberMouth, a Blabber Odyssey
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Icon 1 posted November 21, 2004 06:31      Profile for CommanderShroom     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
What do you mean that Microsoft could be lying to us?!? The Horror!!!

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Serenak

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Icon 1 posted November 21, 2004 18:27      Profile for Serenak     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Snails, razorblades, piles of little kiddies innoculated arms,

THE HORROR

Ha Ha Shroom - I'm still behind you [Smile] </Joke>

Hey, what are those praire dogs doing on my front lawn????

[Big Grin] [Big Grin] [Big Grin] [Big Grin]

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