Linked by David Adams on Mon 25th May 2009 21:22 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Over the years, we've occasionally run an "Ask OSNews" feature, wherein a reader asks us a question and we answer it publicly. Lately I've really been enjoying Slate's Dear Prudence advice column and the ever-interesting Straight Dope, and I thought we should see if we can get more OSNews readers to submit questions, and turn Ask OSNews into a more-regular thing. If your question falls outside of our domain expertise, we'll try to track down an expert to help out. And of course, our responses will always be supplemented by further advice from OSNews readers in the comments. Questions are welcome on any topic ranging from OSes and computing to science and geek culture. Contact us with your questions. (Please include "Ask OSNews" in the subject). Today's question is from a young student in Hungary who's seduced by the faraway siren song of Apple's marketing and wonders, "should I switch?"
Permalink for comment 365413
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Dear osnews...
by Adam S on Tue 26th May 2009 12:58 UTC in reply to "Dear osnews..."
Adam S
Member since:
2005-04-01

Your post, translated:

Dear reader: it suits my agenda better for you to struggle with the change, so even though you'd likely be more productive and spend more money up front, I'd prefer to inconvenience you, mostly because I disagree with Microsoft's politics. You will get a better system of out of this, therefore, I feel comfortable recommending something based more on what's good for everyone else rather than what works best for you.

Reply Parent Score: 1