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Re: Microsoft Set to Stone Self

__/ [ Roy Culley ] on Monday 15 May 2006 00:45 \__

> begin  risky.vbs
> <1293633.NYU8pF7ILi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> __/ [ Larry Qualig ] on Sunday 14 May 2006 15:50 \__
>>> How does this even remotely have anything to do with Linux?
>>> How come you keep posting this Off Topic crap?
>> It should be crystal clear if you think laterally. Think about the
>> "Why OpenOffice" campaign. Among the keys to GNU/Linux and OSS
>> adoption is the enforcement of licenses and battles against piracy.
>> Take Office and Photoshop from Joe Average (or, contrariwise, charge
>> him for it) and see what happens.
>> Now, Larry, if you don't like the [news]-tagged items, then kill me,
>> or kill them. That's what the killfile is for. If you incentives for
>> presence in this group are adverse to Linux advocacy (positivy or
>> negatively approached), then you are in the wrong place. This is
>> definitely on topic, having re-iterated the point which revolves
>> around /cost/ of S/W. It is no longer very bendable.
> Very well said. As I wrote in another post it was trolls and MS who
> made anti-MS posts on topic wrt to the COLA charter. Keep up the great
> work Roy.

The short answer to Larry would have been: "Just because you don't like it,
doesn't make if off-topic".

Best wishes,


Roy S. Schestowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Biophysics
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