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Re: Gnote 0.3.1

On 2009-05-14, Mart van de Wege <mvdwege_public@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Sinister Midget <fardblossom@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> On 2009-05-13, none of your buisiness <none@xxxxxxxx> claimed:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> Hash: SHA1
>>>> Miguel,
>>>> You are trying to characterise us as 'binary' extremists (right|wrong)
>>>> when in fact your simplistic labeling mechanism is a case of applying
>>>> hypocrisy.
>>>> Think about it.


>> I still think it's either Miguel or it's a very good troll. This
>> "person" gave a history of events that partially coincided with what is
>> known. By itself that doesn't prove anything, I know.
> I have read multiple posts by Miguel in other places. If this is an
> impersonator, it's a good one. The style is definitely Miguel.
> Miguel thinks a lot of things Microsoft did in the software realm were
> good ideas: one of his first goals was to implement a COM-like component
> infrastructure on Linux. 

...I thought it was kind of the other way around. The COM components 
in Windows are sort of a devolved version of something that developed
natively on Unix.

> That's an opinion, one you can agree or disagree with. Unfortunately,
> Miguel gets *very* defensive when you criticize the things he likes. He
> also has a big problem separating criticism of Microsoft's business
> tactics from Microsoft's software development practices. Since the
> latter are more or less obviously used to support the former, this is
> understandable. Unfortunately it leaves Miguel sometimes in a position
> that he must defend the undefendable, and he is not good at dealing with
> that, from what I have seen.
> Mart

    Microsoft: Because the world doesn't have enough peasants.        |||
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