__/ [ Linonut ] on Saturday 27 May 2006 21:45 \__
> After takin' a swig o' grog, DFS belched out this bit o' wisdom:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Pirillo: 65 Reasons Why Outlook 2007 Will Suck
>>> Minf you, this comes from a Windows evangelist.
>> Imagine how long the reports would be if a few of you Linux hypocrites had
>> the honesty to attack [pick most any Linux/OSS app] in such excruciating
> I can't imagine it. Sure, some OSS apps have bugs, even some gauche
> ones. But so do many Microsoft applications. And they're a
> multi-billion dollar corporation that should have much better quality
> control, as opposed to a large number of relatively small teams of
> I'll cut a trying man more slack than I will a corporate huckster.
Users can fix them and submit patches; Developers re-use thoroughly-tested
components (because they can!); Microsoft code is insecure by design and
security often tops the severity of bugs.
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