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Re: Beware the Microsoft 'monoculture'

  • Subject: Re: Beware the Microsoft 'monoculture'
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 09:30:49 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Friday 19 May 2006 08:16 \__

> begin  oe_protect.scr
> Au79 <au79@xxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> CNET News.com - San Francisco,CA,USA
>> ... Microsoft should do more to protect Windows ... can and should protect
>> the kernel of Windows, make it less vulnerable, and respond more quickly
>> to vulnerabilities. ...
> MS presumably need to find any possibility of additional revenue - this
> will involve destroying its remaining partners, I'm sure.

One used to be able to say that Symantec were Microsoft partners, virtually.
Symantec protected that troubled platform and inhibited some users, which
could otherwise run elsewhere.

Now, look where the loveaffair stands.


        Symantec CEO advocates Macs


        Symantec CEO: "Diversity is key to secure infrastructure"


        Symantec sued Microsoft last night

That's the thank-you for all these years of protecting Windows. Netscaping

Best wishes,


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