On 2006-03-11, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
> __/ [ Richard G. Riley ] on Saturday 11 March 2006 08:46 \__
>> "Roy"posted the following on 2006-03-11:
>>> Based on a large-scale survey
>>> ,----[ Snippets ]
>>>| Is price the only reason for the interest? Unlike the early days when
>>>| Linux provided a learning platform for people who couldn't afford UNIX,
>>>| price seems the least important reason.
>>>| The Apple Macintosh users also had little knowledge of Linux but
>>>| indicated extreme prejudice against it.
>>>| Windows users voiced dissatisfaction with Windows and said they primarily
>>>| "put up" with Windows to use Microsoft Office productivity tools.
>>>| What about the Microsoft alternative? Again, we saw that as barely
>>>| a factor. People just like Linux.
>> Did you read it? It sounds like a "special needs" convention. The
>> article is surely some kind of spoof and the replies make Linux users
>> look a bit "Ralph".
How does Dick know who Ralph is unless Dick is someone Dick pretends
not to be?
You want to field that one, Flatso?
> Speaking of 'fanboys', I urge you to subscribe to alt.os.windows-xp just to
> take a glimpse at some of the latest posts.
Guess where Dick's next crossposts are going to.
Microsoft is not the answer. Microsoft is the question.
The answer is NO!