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I actually think that the last two bits are the most telling:

	"...After all, if these geeks could write real software, they'd
	be working for a proper company.

	"Like Microsoft."

Bias, anyone?


On Sat, 2002-06-08 at 23:00, Rod Roark wrote:
> Also noteworthy is the article doesn't contain one single 
> useful fact.  Well maybe the statement "Linux is free", but
> that secret already seems to be out.
> 
> Not to mention the stupidly false statements: "Linux has 
> never received a penny of venture capital, nor an inch of 
> advertising...".  I think the folks at IBM, Red Hat and
> VA could testify to the contrary.
> 
> It's not old news.  It's not any kind of news at all.
> 
> -- Rod
>    http://www.sunsetsystems.com/
> 
> On Saturday 08 June 2002 08:44 pm, Ryan wrote:
> > On Saturday 08 June 2002 07:44 pm, Christine Scobee wrote:
> > > Did anyone see this article, or comment on it, and I missed it?
> > > http://www.spiked-online.com/Articles/00000006D8D2.htm
> >
> > That is such a troll...
> >
> > The author has obviously never used a modern distro.
> >
> > Linux isn''t any harder to install then windows, and any fool can use the
> > automated system matinace tools and GUIs.
> >
> > Any idiot can log on to a linux box and do everyday tasks using gnome.
> >
> > Also, a google search shows she's written many pro microsoft articles,
> > perhaps she's on thier FUD payrool.
> >
> > > (originally printed in Financial Times on April 13th, according to the
> > > footnote)
> 
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