Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Nov 2006 22:51 UTC
Novell and Ximian Novell on Nov. 30 announced its latest NetWare upgrade operating system, the Linux-powered Novell Open Enterprise Server 2. OES, which will be based on Novell's SLES 10, is designed to be a drop-in replacement for Novell NetWare servers, and a direct competitor to Microsoft's Server 2003.
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stestagg
Member since:
2006-06-03

So how much of what you say is actually 'well referenced and designed to annoy by being factual'? Here's a sample:

"the Firefox trainwreck destorys us all.."
"OSS fanatics are like Russians during the cold war"
"makes us feel like westerners visiting Eastern Europe during the cold war"
"I think you should pull your head out of your *ss. "
"the insane to indulge in their anti-Microsoft conspiracy theories"
"Lying is a bad way to start an article."
"GPLv3 wants to recreate dll hell."
"stole its IP"
"Linux has zero chance of catching Windows."
"Linux is way more bloated." [than Vista] hahaha -ed.
"Are all OSS fanatics this cheap? "
"Java is a con game"
"Security by design? Linux? OSS? I laugh!"
"Of course OSS stole IP. Thats what they do! "
"What a load of bull you are spewing."
"Nah nah nah nah ... nah nah nah na"
"25,000 bounty to the family of suicide bombers for killing lots of jews."
"OSS lie ... Debian's been cracked."
"making stuff up to cover up incompetence"

"OSS fanatics" "OSS crybabies" "Linux fanatcis" "cultists" "cults" "cult" "cult" "unethical" "hypocracy" "cultists" "Communist" "cultists are all hypocrites" "excommunicated" "cultists" "cult" "cultists" "cultist" "cultists" "slavery" "mentally ill" "Slavery" "cultist" "cultist" "cultists" "cult" "cult" "nutbar cult" "cult" "cult" "cult" "cultist" "cult" "cult members"
"You cultists are a laugh!"
"Stop behaving like a cult"
"tiny little heads of OSS fanatics explode."
"Firefox is old and tired and full of security holes."
"they stole the Mosaic code"
"Picking a distro is a crap shoot."
"Firefox is a sieve."
"another bullsh*t myth"
"open source is thievery. "
"How long have you lived on Fantasy Island?"
"OSS is just a loony cult."
"excommunicated" "excommunicated" "excommunicated for dealing with the Devil"
"You really know nothing"
"ignorant anti-Microsft FUD"

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archiesteel Member since:
2005-07-02

Using words like "Devil", "Cult" and "excommunication" has no place in a rational debate over computing. One can disagree with the Microsoft/Novell deal on rational grounds.

These kind of ad hominem attacks only undermine what little is left of your own credibility. After all, how would you feel if someone described you as a "religious fanatic" from the "Church of Microsoft" conducting an "inquisition" into "FOSS heretics"? Because, honestly, that's what you're starting to sound like.

Drop the strawman arguments and the ad hominem attacks, and maybe your posts won't all end up hidden from the world...

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stestagg Member since:
2006-06-03

There is no evidence, or claim (apart from you and a few others) that Netscape stole mosaic code. The suit was to do with trademark issues. Netscape coded their own browser, at a time when there were other graphical browsers on the market. The dispute, as far as I can tell was about the use of the mosaic name, which was settled anyway so not much news.

Anyway, if you want, tell people to ignore that line of the list, it's hardly significant.

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