Re: Programming project required

From: Emlyn (
Date: Mon Jan 22 2001 - 18:08:49 MST

Harvey wrote:
> >On Sun, 21 Jan 2001, Max More wrote:
> >>
> >> I don't share your intense hatred of all things Microsoft. Far from
> >
> >
> >Most people would agree with you. I personally don't have any sort of
> >knee-jerk animosity towards Microsoft. However as a software developer,
> >am exposed to parts of the Microsoft world that are very objectionable on
> >many different levels. Unless you write software though, you aren't
> >to see or understand these strong objections.
> This is true. Microsoft plays dirty tricks to sabotage the
> competition. Most people will not have debugged Microsoft's stuff
> enough to figure out what is going on inside. Not to start an
> anti-Microsoft discussion, but here are some examples:
[snip references to poor Netscape, and pillars of morality such as IBM]

> Most people who dislike Microsoft do so because they support open and
> fair competition. The way to win in the market should be to build a
> better product, not sabotage a competitor's product. Sometimes it
> seems that Microsoft puts more work into sabotaging other products
> rather than making their product better.

"Should" in the market? Hmm...


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