__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Wednesday 15 March 2006 10:56 \__
> On 2006-03-15, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted
> something concerning:
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| The chief Linux guru at Microsoft believes that Windows will maintain
>>| its dominance in the desktop space and increase its share in the server
>>| space because it is more reliable than Linux.
> That's nice that he believes that. Several polls indicate a lot of
> people believe extraterrestrials make routine visits to earth, too.
Right, so we have moved on to an alien analogy.
> That's a nice newspeak title $MONOPOLY came up with for one of their
> bigger FUDmeisters. I know I'm convinced by any "chief linux guru"
> working for a crooked company that wants to extingush linux altogether.
That's the logical equivalent of a scientists who is set to discover life in
another planet and whose sole aim is to disprove it. This reminds me of the
requirement from an atheist to prove that there exists no God (disprove the
existence of something is impossible, let alone prove the inexistence of
To hop back on topic, Linux guru makes a mockery of hiw own skills which made
him a 'Guru'...
> As for his beliefs, there are always people looking for someone to lead
> them around by the nose. And there are ample numbers of people who are
> willing to do the leading: Charles Manson, Jim Jones, David Koresh,
> Bill Gate$, The Reverend Sun Myung Moon, Osama bin Laden (or Osama
> Obama/Obama bin Laden in Ted Kennedy-speak), etc.
There is the inclination to stand out from the crowd too. There continue to
be scientists who will say exercise is damaging, that the greenhouse effect
exists only in people's wild imagination and cutting down of forests in the
States is means of helping the environment.
Roy S. Schestowitz | "I blame God for making me an atheist"
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