__/ [ Linønut ] on Friday 24 March 2006 14:28 \__
> After takin' a swig o' grog, Ray Ingles belched out this bit o' wisdom:
>> On 2006-03-24, P. <no.one@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> | Ballmer: Well, I think there are experts who claim Linux violates
>>>> | our intellectual property. I'm not going to comment. But to the
>>>> | degree that that's the case, of course we owe it to our shareholders
>>>> | to have a strategy. And when there is something interesting to say,
>>>> | you'll be the first to hear it.
>>> What the bloody hell does this mean?
>> It doesn't mean *anything* - it's classic FUD. It's meant to spread
>> Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt, but not to say anything specific that
>> can be refuted.
> You've been learning in your discussions with billwg, Ray! LOL!!!
It's a clear indication that Ballmer is hiding something and has planned to
avoid the topic and discard the question /a priori/, given one
mental-strategic consideration or another. It reflects badly on the company.
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