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Old 2003-11-05, 02:48
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How to get fired at microsoft.

Apperently, you just have to post a pic of them recieveing macs:




http://www.michaelhanscom.com/eclect...gging_and.html




Microsoft=evil? Hell yes
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Old 2003-11-05, 05:39
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Microsoft sucks c*****.
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Old 2003-11-05, 12:23
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Why do we hate Microsoft when we found all good advantages from it, to the differences to Linux & Macintosh.(Don't say I've named these, please!)
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Old 2003-11-05, 13:29
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Microsoft is NOT bad...... If it WASN'T for Microsoft, there WOULDN'T be a Windows, there WOULDN'T be a comp and there WOULDN't be a Internet!
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Old 2003-11-05, 14:35
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Yes, Microsoft created the first computer ever when they released win 2.0. Internet was also a Microsoft invention, included in windows 3.1. In win 95 they brought it online!
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Old 2003-11-05, 15:07
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DF >> Hmm, one more reason to hate Microsoft
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Old 2003-11-05, 15:26
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YES, MC! THAT'S WHY WE'RE THANKFUL OF BILL GATES!
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Old 2003-11-05, 18:16
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Arg dang Microsoft again. Another good reason to hate Bill Gates. Grrr.
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Old 2003-11-05, 18:49
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The first GUI (Graphical User Interface) operating system was for Mac. Then Microsoft stole the idea and created Windows which was much worse than Mac OS.
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Old 2003-11-05, 20:03
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The first GUI (Graphical User Interface) operating system was for Mac. Then Microsoft stole the idea and created Windows which was much worse than Mac OS.


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Old 2003-11-05, 20:11
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Microsoft is NOT bad...... If it WASN'T for Microsoft, there WOULDN'T be a Windows, there WOULDN'T be a comp and there WOULDN't be a Internet!
1) right
2) wrong, IBM created the first pc and still creates pc's. Microsoft only makes additions like mouses and keyboards.
3) wrong, the internet has been created using a customised operation system. There wasn't even windows in the time the internet was created, let stand alone Internet explorer or something, you honestly think that was the first webbrowser? Wrong. Actually, Bill Gates didn't find internet worth anything at all at first.

Purple sheep: Not quite, Bill Gates and the guy from Apple actually worked together at first, probably they thought of a GUI already around that time, Apple was first however.
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Old 2003-11-05, 20:24
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Actually no.
The GUI as we know it today (menus, windows, etc) was a Xerox idea and was being developed by Xerox, that gave up on it. Apple stole the idea from Xerox, and developed NeXT, Gates (which worked in Apple) came out with Windows after. So the most revolutionary computer invention was in true created by Xerox.
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Old 2003-11-05, 20:35
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Microsoft is fucking mainstream.
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Not quite, Bill Gates and the guy from Apple actually worked together at first
On DOS....
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Old 2003-11-05, 21:09
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LOL @ that pic.
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Old 2003-11-06, 00:10
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Medur is actualy correct here, Xerox was the true inovator.
Allthough other companys, when ripping it off added stuff to it.

Even Microsoft, have added many usefull things and clever coding to windows.

However, they DO NOT deserve being the standard, and the quality of there OS's is going dosn hill rapidly.

They are a bad company, a rip of, and yes, even "evil".
I dought if the evil can be traced to a person, but the structure of microsoft and its size seems to make sure the evil actions happen.

Example two:

Look up "migrating to linux" (with quotation marks), in the MSN search engine:

www.msn.com

Look at the results you get, look at them!!!

Compare to www.google.co.uk


How can anyone say Microsoft are an ok company when they blatantly manipulate stuff like that?
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Old 2003-11-06, 00:31
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The most hilarious thing is the new research that appeard some months ago... "Running a system on Windows is cheaper than in Linux, says research hired by Microsoft"
Everyone should read this article which shows how they got that conclusion. In the way they did it, anyone can prove anything.
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Old 2003-11-06, 00:35
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yes, thats bad....allthough biased reports and servays are common.

Biased search engines?

Articals acting as if open source is a bad thing and how to avoid using it?
Thats just plain disterbing.
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Old 2003-11-06, 03:41
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Look up "migrating to linux" (with quotation marks), in the MSN search engine
Uhh... I see your point there.
But Microsoft has every right to not give information to people that would harm their sales.

Microsoft is trying to make money and be more successful, is there something wrong with being successful?

Nobody forces people to use Microsoft products.

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they DO NOT deserve being the standard
Who "deserves it"?
What makes anyone "deserve it"?
I mean... they ARE the industry standard, and the only reason why is because people keep buying their products.

Should microsoft say "No, no, don't buy our product, buy their's, it's better." That would be crazy. If Bill gates sold the most bread of all the bakers in town, but it didn't taste as good or last as long as Linus Torvald's bread from across the street, should he tell people to buy his competition's bread instead, even though people keep buying his bread every day? That would be a very bad business choice for Bill the baker. ()

I'm not saying MS has the best OS ('cos IMO they don't), I'm saying they ARE successful only due to people buying and using their products.

If you want to tell me how and why I'm wrong, go ahead, I'm listening.
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Old 2003-11-06, 04:29
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Uhh... I see your point there.
But Microsoft has every right to not give information to people that would harm their sales.

Microsoft is trying to make money and be more successful, is there something wrong with being successful?

Nobody forces people to use Microsoft products.

Microsoft has the right not to give information?

Its supposed to be a bloody search engine.

When you type "" you are supposed to get and exact phrase match.....there shouldnt be ANY room for those results to apear.

No, this is blatant manipulation and distortion.
At no point does it say "MSN results may be filtered to protect our company money streams".....no.

Ask anyone who use's MSN, i bet you they arnt aware of any filtering like this.

Its downright wrong, there is no excuse for it.

Try typing "Search Engines" into www.google.co.uk

There.
Do you see any filtering going on there?

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No one forces you to use it?
It comes with 99% of PCs, most computer users dont know how to change it, heck, most dont know their is an alternative.
For all affective purpose's they do force people.

And besides, since when does using windows automaticaly sign people up for "must use all other microsoft products for life" contract ?

Look at Windows Xp.

What comes built in, Windows Messanger and "MSN Explorer".
which you cant uninstall.

And seeing as Microsoft is doing their dam hardest at the moment to make MSN incompatble with other chat programs, they effectively force people to use it.

Check out all the microsoft brandspyware in windows and other shit you dont need:
www.blackviper.com

When you agree to use windows, when did i agree to have all this other stuff? I bought an OS, thats all i paid for.

Its like buying an anti-virus program and getting free virus's with it.......
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And as for "nothing wrong with being successfull", thats true.

But its the METHOD of being successfull that maters, and microsoft are using downright dirty, ugly, immoral methods.


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Who "deserves it"?
What makes anyone "deserve it"?
Anyone who trys to succeed by inovation and technological advancement.
Anyone who makes better products then their revils.

People who do NOT try to force you to buy one product because you bought another.
People who DO NOT exploit one manapoly to try to get another.
People who do not depend apon mass marketing, or stuff they did 30 years ago and are still exploiting.

People who dont sack their staff for pathetic or ignorant reasons.
People who do not knowingly misslead their customers.
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/me and Bill Gates go and piss on Linux and Redhat.

I really don't care what everybody else says, I've already tried to argue this (and won at least) at university, but outnumbered here, lol.
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Old 2003-11-06, 23:32
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Well D-J I believe I'm the only real (active) linuxer in this forum, so you're not really outnumbered. Still I don't see how you can possibly win an argument against it
But. If you want to try.
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