[Linux-aus] Re: [osv-list]Danish government on OS

Jeff Waugh jdub at perkypants.org
Fri Feb 20 18:50:02 UTC 2004

<quote who="Con Zymaris">

> > I mean - I don't know if this has reached Australia yet, but Microsoft
> > has launched a world wide "Get the facts" campaign
> > (http://www.microsoft.com/getthefacts). It leans on MS funded "research"
> > trying to convince the crowd that MS is cheaper than FOSS.
> You can spend days producing a response to this assemblage of 'facts' from
> Microsoft. We have better, more constructive tasks to focus our attention
> on than replying a 'tit' for every Microsoft 'tat'. Remember, they have
> paid weenies to shoot chaff decoys, 24 x 7, enough to keep us on a
> pointless treadmill.

Yeah, and you end up with something like all those "Foobar Myths" pages out
there; reactionary and desperate. Let's kick their arses with k-rad code
instead. :-)

- Jeff

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