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Old 02-05-2005, 06:11 PM   #181
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Lol; yeah. However, what does the Open-Source Community have different that Microsoft has other than Theory?
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Old 02-05-2005, 06:12 PM   #182
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Do you really think msn explorer is better than firefox???? You must be a bit strange in the head to think that, or you've been sucked in with all the colourful gradients microsoft have used to make a bad product look good. Plus who wants a pile of links down the side clogging up your precious screen space. As someone earlier said "If it ain't any good, at least make it look good". Or something along those lines
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Lol; yeah. However, what does the Open-Source Community have different that Microsoft has other than Theory?
theory, stability, HELP (from around the world), input (that is taken seriously), customization, reliability, functionality...just to name a few.
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what does the open source movement have that microsoft doesn't? one heck of a lot more programmers, that are free to do what they want to the operating system and improve on it, they're not restricted by people only interested in making money meaning they can bundle otherwise very expensive software with the various disros of linux
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what does the open source movement have that microsoft doesn't? one heck of a lot more programmers, that are free to do what they want to the operating system and improve on it, they're not restricted by people only interested in making money meaning they can bundle otherwise very expensive software with the various disros of linux
very well put!
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cheers V-man, my point exactly, made very well
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what does the open source movement have that microsoft doesn't? one heck of a lot more programmers, that are free to do what they want to the operating system and improve on it, they're not restricted by people only interested in making money meaning they can bundle otherwise very expensive software with the various disros of linux
I did not ask what the Open-Source movement has that Microsoft doesn't. I asked what the Open-Source movement has different than Microsoft - why is it not acceptable for Anti-Trust regulation if it includes Browsers, Software, a Media Player from itself?
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I did not ask what the Open-Source movement has that Microsoft doesn't. I asked what the Open-Source movement has different than Microsoft - why is it not acceptable for Anti-Trust regulation if it includes Browsers, Software, a Media Player from itself?
can you rephrase that?
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Lol; I'm not sure what I meant now either
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Lol; I'm not sure what I meant now either
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