[CentOS] Re: OT - Windows slowdown?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Jul 18 21:57:42 UTC 2008


<snip>
> Then one could probably say that if you get support for Linux, it could 
> be as expansive as Winblows (hourly based) and that's true.  But i 
> always return to the root of the difference and illustrate the 
> "techniques" used by Redmond to modify standards, to get clients 
> captive, etc.  I still have to live with "the M$ Office mess" everyday, 
> good illustration of Redmond's "low blow" tactics (specifically in this 
> case, the horror story about their closed source data file format that 
> they use to push you to the latest version).  Or even, think about their 
> prohibitive license fees (Win2003 CALs are now in excess of 100$ per seat)!
> 
> Ok, enough for evidences about Redmond...
> 

That is why Bill Gates is a billionaire, and Linus Torvalds isn't.


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