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Dear Microsoft, Thanks For the Help, Linux
Jun 26, 2008, 19 :30 UTC (11 Talkback[s]) (3736 reads)

(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to sjvn for this link. ]

"You gotta love it. Microsoft has decided that it will ho ahead and kill off easy access to XP on June 30th. On behalf of desktop Linux users everywhere, and our first cousins, the Mac fans, thanks. You've given us the best shot we'll ever have of taking the desktop.

"But it gets even better! Microsoft has also announced that it will be releasing Windows 7 on January 2010. They'll blow that ship date. Microsoft has never set a shipping date it could meet. But, who in their right mind would now buy Vista...?"

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You might call it FUD but I read somewhe ...   XP is likely going to be sold after 30th June   
Jun 26, 2008, 20:30:27
Even at this late date getting Linux pre ...   Except for one BIG problem...   
Jun 26, 2008, 20:57:16
Never interrupt your enemy when he is ma ...   Shhh!   
Napoleon Bonaporte
Jun 26, 2008, 21:54:30
> You might call it FUD but I read somew ...   Re: XP is likely going to be sold after 30th June   
Jun 26, 2008, 23:39:57
HP puts "tattoo" files on their machines ...   Re: Except for one BIG problem...   
Lewis Tanzos
Jun 27, 2008, 11:34:59
> You might call it FUD but I read somew ...   Re: XP is likely going to be sold after 30th June   
Frank Earl (aka Svartalf)
Jun 27, 2008, 16:11:22
 I have an HP Pavillion.  Windows has ne ...   Re: Re: Except for one BIG problem...   
Jun 28, 2008, 00:17:44
> HP puts "tattoo" files on their machin ...   Re: Except for one BIG problem...   
Jun 28, 2008, 05:14:25
Don't forget Haiku is on the horizon ...   Don't forget Haiku   
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one must be sm*ked out of his/her brain  ...   Re: Re: Except for one BIG problem...   
Jun 30, 2008, 00:09:38
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