Re: Bill Gates mentions Linux

CobraBoy (
Tue, 10 Mar 1998 22:27:28 -0800

At 10:00 PM -0800 3/10/98, spunkanado came up with the following:

Dude, you have been warned.



> On Tue, 10 Mar 1998, Joachim Feise wrote:
> >
> > You forget that these drivers only exist because people complained.
> > MS did not provide these drivers when Office 97 came out.
> > The same holds for the 'save as Word95' option in Word97. Files were
>*not* saved
> > in Word95 format, but in RTF, which caused some formatting to vanish.
>MS *had*
> > to provide the correct driver after people complained and threatened to
> > to the competitor's product, which (fortunately) still exists.
> Ah so younow admit that MS listens to its customers and revises its
> products to included asked for funtions???
> Man, the evil empire is so nasty. I mean they actualy take customer
> feedback and use it. Fuck, we cant have that, I mean people might actualy
> USE thier products and put some industry wonks in a bad light.
> What is it about this debate that brings out the Jerry Springer Mentality
> in folks?


"The public wants what the public gets, but I don't want what society's got" - Paul Weller

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