How funny is this site??
xfesty at computeraddictions.com.au
Mon Jun 14 11:45:47 CST 2004
On Mon, 2004-06-14 at 19:41, Laredo Tirnanic wrote:
> Responsiveness: On average, Microsoft had a fix available 25 days
> after a security issue was publicly disclosed.
In the Open Source world, for large projects, fixes available as patches
are usually available within *hours*.
I've always imagined Microsoft had genius marketing tactics to get to
where they are; evidently they've been almost entirely based on a
monopoly capitalist "lock in" mentality, and it's not flying this time
because they can't buy out the competitor. Simultanously SCO and
Microsoft are acting like small children seeking attention, having a
tantrum because everybody's looking at the new kid.
Instead of spending millions pointing out the [made up] bad things in
Linux, why the hell don't Microsoft actually spend that
effort/money/time improving their own products? It makes me sick in
some senses that people think Windows=Computers, and rampant
crashing/viruses/etc are just part of the eXPerience.
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