__/ [ The Ghost In The Machine ] on Monday 08 May 2006 19:00 \__
> In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Roy Schestowitz
> on Sat, 06 May 2006 05:09:02 +0100
>> __/ [ The Ghost In The Machine ] on Friday 05 May 2006 20:00 \__
>>> In comp.os.linux.advocacy, dapunka@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> on 5 May 2006 10:44:00 -0700
>>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>>> Some real photos from Japan. Linux is a hard-core washing detergent,
>>>>> whereas Windows is a softener.
>>> One can also look both up on their website:
>>> (Blond in blue not included. :-) )
>> I don't see any blonds in blue (my loss). However, I can see a blocked
>> Flash component. Good work finding all of this out.
> The blond in blue is partially hidden in the pya.cc picture, above.
> (Presumably she's an employee of the store in question who happened
> to be caught on camera.)
I couldn't resist having another go. This time, for a change, I used Konquie,
which has no ad-blocking facilities (Firefox has about 4 blockers that
directly or indirectly achieve this). I still see no girl *frown*. Whoever
the mystery lady is (maybe she shies away because of SuSie's presence), I'd
happily drop a can of soda if it makes her bend. *smile*
>> It remains a nice analogy. Linux is the detergent doing all the tough work
>> reliably whereas Micro&soft provide a mere toy to add some final touches.
> An interesting way of looking at all this. :-)
The adverse way of looking at this would involve posing as follows:
Micro&oft gives you all the stubborn stains while Linux leads to tender and
Additionally, Micro&oft would make a great name for a brand of toilet paper.
You have to wipe very often.
>> Best wishes,
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