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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Thursday 27 Oct 2011 01:42 : \____
> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> ____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Wednesday 26 Oct 2011 21:54 : \____
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>>>> Microsoft shareholders should be concerned that they are investing
>>>> in a racketeering operation which does not produce real things.
>>> Actually, Microsoft produces a lot of useful code. They're not all bad.
>> A lot of it is bought from other companies (if you go far enough).
> Still, MS has coders doing large amounts of coding.
> Mind you, I'm not saying it's all sugar... Today I was helping some guy
> build code on a new Win 7 box with reasonably beefy hardware, and the
> copying and unpacking of large (200 Mb) tar files was agonizingly slow. No
> improvement at all over Win 2003 Server or Win XP in that department.
> And my cube-mate's Win 7 Ultimate setup blue-screened today.
Has that been trademarked yet? Kernel oopses are less colourful. :-)
~~ Best of wishes
Dr. Roy S. Schestowitz, Research Fellow
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