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Old 10-07-2012, 11:41 PM   #1
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LXer: Out of Africa: More Microsoft FUD


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One of the most heartening developments recently has been Africa's current embrace of computer technology. That includes open source: for example, Nigeria has been running an open source conference for several years now, and the Kenyan government is starting to deploy free software widely.Sadly, this increasing interest in open source has called forth something far less welcome: Microsoft FUD against it:

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Old 10-08-2012, 09:01 AM   #2
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And how is M$ accountable ? They now have the arbitration clause in their EULA, you can't start a class action lawsuit against them, only small claims.

As for more vulnerable to hackers, come one now, who is the king of malware ?

As for quality of FLOSS:
http://www.h-online.com/open/news/it...e-1443437.html

Come on M$, you can do better than that ... or maybe you can't, maybe you're just good for nothing and cannot face up to inevitable extinction.
 
Old 10-08-2012, 09:23 AM   #3
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The end is neigh and MS is trying desparately to postpone it. Having said that, if you spend millions on marketing and your brand is recognised everywhere, your voice becomes authoritative. Absurd but true.
 
  


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