apologies / replacement slur :)
pgarland at u.washington.edu
Fri Jan 24 13:40:56 PST 2003
If its not too top secret, I'd love to know how Microsoft uses GNU/Linux internally-
benchmarking against MS products, development platform, servers, looking for good
ideas to incorporate into their own software?
On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Robin Battey wrote:
> Hey now, some of us actually *work* at Microsoft!
> And I'd just like to say, that's not nearly damning
> enough. You may try something like "how appalingly
> microsoft", or something else that actually manages
> to capture the vile filth that is the company that
> pays me :-)
> Oh, and btw, people use linux here -- contrary to
> popular belief. My machine is all cygwin'ed out,
> and there are redhat linux boxes lying around in the
> labs. I found that hilarious.
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 12:06:32PM -0800, Avery Ke wrote:
> > On the lines of fighting fire with fire, why
> > don't we replace the slur with one more appropriate.
> > For instance, one could say, "How microsoft is that?"
> > (or some more catchy term for MS/Windows, eg. xp, ms, bill gates, etc.)
> > It just might catch on across college campuses,
> > wouldn't that be fun? <grin>
> > Avery
> Robin Battey
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