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Re: Department of Defense Has Its Own Distribution of GNU/Linux

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Saturday 23 Jul 2011 01:52 : \____

> Sinister Midget wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> On 2011-07-22, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> claimed:
>>> ____/ Sinister Midget on Friday 22 Jul 2011 20:27 : \____
>>>> Someday Windwoes may simply be included in virtual machines on a linux
>>>> install, put there as demos to trick people into thinking they're
>>>> worthwhile. But having the added benefit of lowering the cost of each
>>>> linux machine sold at retail.
>>> That's already what some OEMs do with fastboot systems (the user does
>>> not see it).
>> I'm talking about the other way around from what we now see (or, don't
>> see, as in the case you mentioned). The same way OEMs put demo crapola
>> all over Windummie machines to offset their costs and raise margins.
>> But it will be Windummie OSen doing the paying to try to drum up a
>> little business. And they'll be in VMs where they can't screw anything
>> up.
> Actually, the Windows OSen rely on 3rd party props (e.g. 20 games
> subsidizing the Windows install) to help vendors "decide" to "stick"
> "with" Windows.

President of COLA has a point because you can market it is an OS
you can 'clean' in the VM whenever it is infected.

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