Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 13th Jan 2012 16:20 UTC, submitted by moondevil
Windows And so the war on general computing continues. Were you looking forward to ARM laptops and maybe even desktops now that Windows 8 will also be released for ARM? I personally was, because I'd much rather have a thin, but fast and economical machine than a beastly Intel PC. Sadly, it turns out that all our fears regarding UEFI's Secure Boot feature were justified: Microsoft prohibits OEMs from allowing you to install anything other than Windows 8 on ARM devices (the Software Freedom Law Center has more).
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RE[2]: I for one
by Soulbender on Fri 13th Jan 2012 18:21 UTC in reply to "RE: I for one"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

Defensive much?

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v RE[3]: I for one
by lucas_maximus on Fri 13th Jan 2012 19:20 in reply to "RE[2]: I for one"
RE[4]: I for one
by Soulbender on Sat 14th Jan 2012 03:29 in reply to "RE[3]: I for one"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

It's called humor. Try it some time, you might like it.

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RE[3]: I for one
by sbergman27 on Fri 13th Jan 2012 19:44 in reply to "RE[2]: I for one"
sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

Defensive much?

Sad to say. But he's right. Having been a long-time member of so many minorities (sometimes even a minority within a minority within a minority) I've come to realize that it's best to just celebrate my differences from other people, even if alone.

MS knows how to herd a mass market. Except, so far, on cell phones. A ray of hope, perhaps. But they may yet succeed there, too. They are nothing if not persistent.

But not so persistent as are my cold dead hands, fortunately. ;-)

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