Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 31st Oct 2011 12:25 UTC
Linux "Red Hat, Canonical and the Linux Foundation have laid out a set of recommendations for hardware vendors in hopes of preserving the ability to install Linux on Windows 8 machines. Windows 8 machines should ship in a setup mode giving users more control right off the bat, the groups argue." Group hug-cheer combo for Red Hat, Canonical, and the Linux Foundation please.
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RE[3]: They have plenty of reasons...
by zima on Mon 31st Oct 2011 21:56 UTC in reply to "..."
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People in Asia, South America and South and Eastern Europe use pirate Windows,MS aren't happy with that.

They're relatively almost-happy, we had some big fishes from MS expressing how they very much prefer it to people being exposed to alternative operating systems (some examples: )

Edited 2011-10-31 22:01 UTC

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[q] As long as they are going to steal it, we want them to steal ours. They'll get sort of addicted, and then we'll somehow figure out how to collect sometime in the next decade.
—Bill Gates[q]
I'm not sure when BG said that, but was long ago. May be next decade already come.

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