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All emphasis above intentional. Over the last couple of years, Microsoft has switched from being extremely customer-friendly, a perfect example of how to attain customer satisfaction, to one of the most anti-consumer entity in existence, with piss-poor customer service, intentionally breaking interoerability. They do not provide a DE-activate feature in any of their products (my company has developed activation technologies for smaller software companies, and we included de-activation features from the very beginning, and our activation is a heck of a lot more secure than M$'s btw).
They have NO reason to check whether I am running M$ Office on Windows or wine - it's none of their GD business and their purposely breaking interoperability is not only a violation of federal laws and statutes, but also a direct violation of various court orders concerning their monopoly status settlements.
I have gone from a M$ fan (I'm a former Microserf BTW) to a rabid anti-Microsoft integrator who pushes Linux and Open Office or OS/X and Apple solutions (and believe me I am NO Apple fan) at every opportunity.
Kiddie talk like 'u r all stoopid LOLOLO ROFL U R 2 GAY" is idiotic. Asking "I am having truble w linux can u guys help me plz? thx" or "windows is teh suxxors" is idiotic. Calling a spade a spade is not.
Micro$oft deserves to be derided, boycotted, and driven out of business for turning their backs against consumers on one hand, and treating consumers as criminals on the other. ^H^H^H^H Microsoft and ^H^H^H^H Bill Gates for their anti-consumer stance. Every time I can convince anyone to go Linux rather than Windows I will, even if it means making $30 to $50 less on a workstation or laptop, or several hundred less on a server.
I agree with the topic creator its childish immature and just plain stupid. Maybe I will start calling Linux Lame-ixor dumbix or even worse SCO-Licensed-ix....Anyways seriously though Linux people are like religious fanatics sometimes.
Originally posted by Harishankar stabile007, There are already people who call Linux Loonix. That's a better word than Lame-ixor or dumbix.
Just a suggestion so that you can bash Linux better.
lol well its not my skill. But I would have said the same thing to them. IMO using an OS is like wearing clothes you use whatever you are most comfortable with and you will be happy. If someone else doesn't like what you use then they can fark off.
I wasn't trying to bash linux I was mearly trying to prove a point.