Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th Feb 2010 22:55 UTC
Microsoft Sometimes, the sheer size of a company like Microsoft can make it quite hard to see and realise just how large and profitable such a company can really be. In these kinds of situations, there's nothing like a clear graph to make all those pretty numbers tangible. Up to a point.
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RE[6]: Comment by Kroc
by nt_jerkface on Sun 14th Feb 2010 07:19 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by Kroc"
nt_jerkface
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2009-08-26

I like how you take offense to rockwell's oneliners but say nothing when lemur posts his usual 500 word snake oil salesmen pitch for FOSS.

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RE[7]: Comment by Kroc
by Zifre on Sun 14th Feb 2010 13:41 in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Kroc"
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2009-10-04

I like how you take offense to rockwell's oneliners but say nothing when lemur posts his usual 500 word snake oil salesmen pitch for FOSS.

Actually, lemur's posts do annoy me quite often, since they are filled with inaccuracies and are sometimes obnoxious. However, lemur's posts are not at all offensive. lemur doesn't go around calling people, basically, retards, for believing in something.

Pretty much all rockwell does is call people "freetards" and post links to LHB. Personally, if I were an admin, he would be banned.

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RE[8]: Comment by Kroc
by rockwell on Sun 14th Feb 2010 15:52 in reply to "RE[7]: Comment by Kroc"
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2005-09-13

Struck a nerve, didn't I? The truth hurts.

Linux belongs on servers. On the desktop it is an utter mess of a failure. You would have to be "retarded" (look up the term in a dictionary, it's far from offensive) to think otherwise. Thus the term "free-tard" or "freetard."

Stop me if this is over your head. Millions agree with me, and I do my best to post the truth on this bastion of freetardia that is OS News.

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RE[7]: Comment by Kroc
by lemur2 on Mon 15th Feb 2010 01:07 in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by Kroc"
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2007-02-17

I like how you take offense to rockwell's oneliners but say nothing when lemur posts his usual 500 word snake oil salesmen pitch for FOSS.


AFAIK you can't get oil from snakes. I have never attempted to sell any software to anyone.

Edited 2010-02-15 01:14 UTC

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