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____/ Sneaky Weasel on Sunday 11 Sep 2011 21:40 : \____
> On 09/11/2011 04:08 AM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ Sneaky Weasel on Sunday 11 Sep 2011 01:43 : \____
>>> On 09/10/2011 09:19 AM, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>>> And Oracle$ will be SCO 4.0
>>>>>> Until these companies turn around and do an IBM which is
>>>>>> to ditch proprietary and go full out for open source and Linux,
>>>>>> these companies are going to bleed.
>>>> Any company too reliant on proprietary software will suffer severely.
>>>> That's why they build up patent cartels now.. and Oracle bought
>>>> FOSS competitors out.
>>> Apple and Microsoft will die. Soon.
>> How soon though? A decade or a few years? Microsoft has become Microsoft
>> Licensing, a patent troll. There's also debt to be repaid.
> In many ways they are already dead. They live off of past ill gotten
> successes and show no sign of being able to do anything new. With Jobs
> gone from Apple who will push them to make new products? What has
> Microsoft done in the last decade? They are whithering on the vine as we
They still have some OEM stranglehold, but people are moving off desktops
Microsoft is desperate to be relevant in mobile platform, so much so
that it now recruits patent trolls to attack the competition, just like
a real mafia.
~~ Best of wishes
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