Re: Burning the Cosmic Commons Talk

From: KPJ (
Date: Tue Oct 17 2000 - 07:46:16 MDT

It appears as if Robin Hanson <> wrote:
|Microsoft offers free software to let you view .ppt files on PCs
|and Macs (A copy of the PC version is at:

Microsoft offers free software to view on PCs *with MS-WINDOWS*.

|So I suppose the complaint is that Microsoft hasn't offered enough
|versions of this software for enough other platforms?

I have not seen anything worthwhile for Linuces from Microsoft.

There exists a product which simulates the PC hardware in software
so one can install the MS-WINDOWS cruft on the virtual hardware.
And then when the MS-WINDOWS crashes or fails in some funny way
one can simply recycle the installation, maybe even automagically.

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