__/ [ Erik Funkenbusch ] on Sunday 21 May 2006 10:14 \__
> On Sun, 21 May 2006 05:10:03 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> This is not a new story, but I don't think it ever reached COLA. I think
>> it's extremely important and on topic.
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| "Microsoft has urged UK PC vendors not to give customers the opportunity
>>| to buy a PC without a pre-installed operating system...We want to urge
>>| all system builders...not to supply naked PCs. It is a risk to your
>>| customers and a risk to your business -- with specifically 5 percent
>>| fewer opportunities to market software and services"
> No, of course it never made it to COLA, except of course for this long
> thread with 221 posts in it
> Must be a slow news day, eh Roy?
I was in Virginia at the time, doing something better than teasing group that
dislikes me (yes, that's you).