Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Apr 2010 12:20 UTC
Editorial Car analogies are quite popular on internet discussion forums, and ours is no exception. The problem with these analogies, however, is that they are usually quite flimsy, and a recent popular one is no exception. A number of people are now arguing that computer makers' move towards closed platforms (Apple, Sony, and so on) is akin to people no longer being able to service cars on their own. This analogy, which looks sound on a superficial level, breaks down when you spend more than five minutes contemplating it.
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5 min contemplating it???
by krreagan on Thu 8th Apr 2010 13:43 UTC
krreagan
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2008-04-08

If you spend 5 min contemplating this you need to get a life! It's an analogy! they are never perfect and usually only meant to convey meaning on a superficial level.

Get a life bud!

KRR

Edited 2010-04-08 13:45 UTC

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