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View Poll Results: What do you think Microsoft's Linux distro?
I don't believe, I won't believe it, It just can't be.... 8 53.33%
It was bound to happen sooner or later. 6 40.00%
I never thought Linus would turn his back on us 5 33.33%
It's all over now but the crying... 6 40.00%
Microsoft will run all other distros out of business 7 46.67%
Open source is doomed 5 33.33%
I think it's about damned time... 6 40.00%
This will be a marriage made in heaven 6 40.00%
This will be a pack with the devil 8 53.33%
Bill Gates is the Anti-Christ 12 80.00%
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Old 03-14-2005, 11:36 PM   #1
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The end is at hand... Microsoft Linux!

it's happened! it's happened!

"linus torvalds has finally switched!" - sun magazine

there is now a Microsoft Linux distro available....

it's all over now but the crying

What others are saying:

"They want me to be a whore!"
-- Linus Torvalds.

"He doesn't scare me as much as he scares others."
-- Richard Stallman

"Jesus Christ, who are these people?"
-- Bill Gates

"I don't remember agreeing to that."
-- Janet Reno

"This is horseshit. Horseshit, horseshit, horseshit. And for those of you who don't know what that means, it's the shit that comes from a horse!"
-- Greg, Columbia Internet
just thought i'd share that with you...

please shoot the Linux MSN Messenger instead...

- perry

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Old 03-14-2005, 11:53 PM   #2
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is this a joke? can someone else confirm that this is real?
Old 03-14-2005, 11:55 PM   #3
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This has been posted SEVERAL times.
This is a joke, there is no mslinux.

I voted for everything, just because I could.
Old 03-14-2005, 11:56 PM   #4
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Did you even READ the quotes on the page???

They're pretty hilarious.
Old 03-15-2005, 12:03 AM   #5
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MS Linux to have Start Button
Microsoft is working to incorporate the well known "Start" button from the Windows Platform into X Windows' Gnome interface. "We just can't figure out how the hell to get that darn foot out of there! The damn thing is like stuck." The team will have this feature ready by product launch.
they have no shame

- perry
Old 03-15-2005, 12:22 AM   #6
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i really think needs to include mslinux as a legitmate linux distro
Old 03-15-2005, 01:05 AM   #7
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Old Microsnuff version of Linux

Windows XP IS Microsnarf's version of Linux....
Old 03-15-2005, 03:42 PM   #8
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It is a joke and it was discussed a number of times. Examples:
and even mentioned here:
Old 03-15-2005, 04:00 PM   #9
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Very long standing joke (I mean, geeze, if the release date didn't clue you in you're pretty hopeless eh?)...

Anyways, I voted for BG the AntiChrist, just because it's true .
Old 03-15-2005, 04:11 PM   #10
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And the link:

Mara mentioned is a sticky I placed in the Linux - General forum even.. come on people, this mslinux site is like 3 to 4 years old, those that think they're the first to post something on a forum with over 150k members should try searching first..
Old 03-15-2005, 05:14 PM   #11
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I agree. Really, this comes up around 3-4 times a year. You should really search a little before posting

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