apologies / replacement slur :)
zanfur at zanfur.com
Fri Jan 24 14:47:37 PST 2003
You know, I'm not quite sure. Although I'm fairly
certain it would be a Bad Idea (tm) for me to say,
even if I did. Sorry guys.
On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 01:40:56PM -0800, Phillip Garland wrote:
> 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.
> > Cheers!
> > -robin
> > 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
> > 90CF 2E8F 8A96 D0C0 09A2 9CFE C130 6CD4 6DC3 6DCF
> > http://www.zanfur.com/zanfur.pub
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