Microsoft Hatred FAQ

Steven D'Aprano steve at
Tue Oct 18 01:16:46 CEST 2005

On Mon, 17 Oct 2005 21:42:09 +0000, John Bokma wrote:

>> When did Netscape executives perjure themselves in court?
>> When did Netscape commit fraud? Astro-turfing? Patent infringement? Theft
>> of code?
> They got killed too soon.

Neither the Netscape executives nor Netscape the company have been killed.

>> that was then, this is now, and unlike IBM, Microsoft hasn't yet learnt
>> about karma.
> Which is a good thing, since MS is not a human being. It's a company, a 
> thing to make money, so it can make more money.

Microsoft is a collection of human beings. They don't get to excuse
anti-social behaviour on the basis that they're only trying to make money.


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