On Fri, 23 May 2008 00:06:31 -0400, Moshe. Goldfarb wrote:
> On Fri, 23 May 2008 02:55:09 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>>> The sudden moves by Redmond point out two hard facts:
>>> 1. It’s not nice to fool Mother Europe. 2. If Microsoft says you’ve
>>> got five fingers on each hand, many
>>> people will insist on an independent count.
>>> In my view the second problem is bigger than the first. Credibility
>>> may not mean much in the proprietary universe, where money counts for
>>> everything and truth is a commodity.
>>> In the open source world, political values like credibility are real.
>>> Microsoft has only just begun to recognize this. </Quote>
>> The EU regulators will hopefully take a look at what PJ had to say...
> Yea, sure.
> They are going to be real concerned with what some wannabe armchair
> lawyer has to say.
WHat is said on Groklaw has made industry news many times.
> You and your buddies overestimate your importance to the OSS/Linux cause
> Roy Schestowitz.
You overestimate your importance to ... anything.
> You are really not important at all and outside of your circle of loons,
> nobody really gives a hoot what you think or say.
Pot. Kettle. Black.
BTW, is a loon someone that uses Linux and then continually disses it?
> God, this gets more insane by the hour.
> Oh yea, BTW I am in favor of ODF but only if it is technically as good
> as what we have now and does not require compromise.
And what do you mean by "does not require compromise"? Could that mean it
does whatever Microsoft decides it should do?