__/ [ 7 ] on Tuesday 07 March 2006 20:13 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> IBM will not use Windows Vista - but will move to Linux desktops
> Whoa! Thats deadly!
> I bet blammer is throwing himself out the window now!.. err.. I mean
> he is throwing the chair that he is seated at without first having
> detached his posterior from the said chair and thereby booting himself
> out the window by his own hand.
> It looks like the beginning of the end for micoshaft.
> All that remains is for IBM to offer to all corporate
> clients reasons not to upgrade to pasta la vista
> and instead upgrade to GNU/Linux to eliminate legacy windoze platforms
> from the businesses they service.
You had some typos, but yes, I agree.
__/ [ Busch ] on Tuesday 07 March 2006 22:26 \__
> Yeah, if only it were true. IBM has been threatening to go Linux for more
> than 2 years.
> A year ago, they clammed up and stopped talking about it.
> My guess is that this is yet another "ploy to get Microsoft to lower their
> licensing fees" strategy.
> I don't really see it happening now anymore than then.
When someone chases citations, it means s/he sweats; much like Steve Ballmer
when you come to think of it. Busch rarely ever uses URL to back an
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