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Get the facts straight

Postby A-Wing » Thu Sep 01, 2005 8:08 am

In response to Microsoft's get the facts capaign IBM has started its own one sticking the finger up at MS:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/09/01/ibm_windowsvlinux/
About bloody time too.
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RE: Get the facts straight

Postby Flea » Thu Sep 01, 2005 10:38 am

ha ha sweet! 8)
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The question is, who cares?
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RE: Get the facts straight

Postby comcamel » Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:02 pm

there you go a solution to what i said a while ago, but they better advertise it on websites. As this could promote linux back to top again.
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Re: RE: Get the facts straight

Postby Flea » Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:46 pm

comcamel wrote:there you go a solution to what i said a while ago, but they better advertise it on websites. As this could promote linux back to top again.


Very true :)
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RE: Re: RE: Get the facts straight

Postby drws » Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:16 pm

A great article with a fantastic line showing how much truth we can place in the microsoft surveys.
The Register wrote:...Microsoft pay analysts to produce reports...


I wonder if the "payment" is on a no-win no-fee basis. If the report finds that we are more expensive then we won't pay for the report.
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RE: Re: RE: Get the facts straight

Postby davecs » Thu Sep 01, 2005 10:01 pm

He who pays the piper calls the tune...
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Re: RE: Re: RE: Get the facts straight

Postby A-Wing » Thu Sep 01, 2005 10:21 pm

davecs wrote:He who pays the piper calls the tune...


He who plays the pipe gets in sticky situation...
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