__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Friday 12 May 2006 12:50 \__
> On 2006-05-12, asj <kalim1998@xxxxxxxxx> posted something concerning:
>> I'm starting to pity Microsoft if it has to resort to stuff like this.
>> Sad. Just like IBM of before, they know that the time at the top is
>> But they're not going down with even a smidgen of honor or
> Why start now? They've never experienced honor or respectability, so
> it's understandable that they might fear the consequences.
That's like expecting the bloke who had just hijacked a car to drive
safely. As we all know, many stolen cars wind up going up the highway at
200 KM per hour (police chases) or stuck in a tree (sometimes killing
innocent bystanders in the process).
The shady past of Microsoft makes it a lose-lose situation for them.
Hence, their consciousness, integrity and morals are as as high as their
stock, as of yesterday:
For that reason, crooks must be driven to jail before they commit the next
crime. Shady past gives little incentive (if any at all) for improved
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