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Re: [News] Ballmer's Latest Linux FUD

  • Subject: Re: [News] Ballmer's Latest Linux FUD
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 12:02:24 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [ Chris Wilkinson ] on Thursday 11 May 2006 03:39 \__

> Hi there,
> chrisv wrote:
>> Blammer wrote:
>>>"There's no innovation that we've seen come out of -- at least Linux,"
>>>Ballmer said Tuesday. "Linux is a clone of a 30-years-old operating
>>>system (called Unix)."
>> What a lying POS.  He'd make a good usenet troll.
> He probably *is* a great usenet troll already. Usenet is free, so of
> course people like Ballmer would be tempted to use it as another way
> of spreading their FUD...

Look at the bright side. It could be much, much worse. This time, for a
change, he did not associate Linux with "some guy in China" [1] and the
GPL/Linux with cancer [2]. One day, I hope, they will come to justice. Dirty
business practices will have history repeat itself [3].

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FUD

[2] http://www.theregister.co.uk/2001/06/02/ballmer_linux_is_a_cancer/

[3] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mug_shot

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