posted by camo on Tue 12th Feb 2008 04:03
Conversations Having a good think last night about this very question. Apart from the obvious 'money spending answers', what would you change about their software (Windows especially), licensing issues, etc, and would you open source it?

Personally, the first thing I would do was to get rid of windows activation (grrrr..) and relax the license to allow for use on more than one computer, but only on computers that the licensed user owns (or maybe family owned computers), and only for non-commercial-use.

Would I open source Windows? Not at first, but I would open source Windows after seeing the pitchforks and torches of the shareholders as they break down my fence chanting <insert profanity here> as my last dying wish.
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RE: Comment by Soulbender
by camo on Wed 13th Feb 2008 02:11 UTC
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I would forbid Ballmer to ever speak in public again.

Same here. But like you (I think), I would not sack him. Instead he would have to say "developers developers developers" every time he entered my office as well as leaving, and also he would have to say it whenever anyone asked him to, cleaners, visitors, whoever .

Thinking about maybe having a "developers developers developers" day or something (like funny hat day). Don't know about it though, might get a tad bit annoying buy lunchtime if everyone is saying it.

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