[plug] Is this for real ?

Sol Hanna sol at eftel.com.au
Wed Jun 13 11:35:46 WST 2001

On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Mark wrote:
> Christian wrote:
> > 
> > On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 09:48:14PM +0000, Mike wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > http://www.zdnet.com/anchordesk/stories/story/0,10738,2773365,00.html
> > 
> > The funniest thing is the picture of the author.
> > 
> > Have you ever seen a picture of someone looking so smug, self-satisifed
> > and moronic all at the same time?  It's like one of those photos of
> > politicians that newspapers print when there's an embarrassing story
> > about them.  They always pick a photo where the person didn't realise
> > they were being photographed or had a silly expression on their face.
> > 

He can't help looking like a moron now can he?

> I just did some quick figures and reckon I have saved a couple of $K by
> not upgrading Windows
> or Office packages every time they are rolled out.

My one-eyed M$ fanatical friend went to the XP product launch the other day. He
told me that a fully featured XP package cost about $1450 (that's with one
seat). The stripped back version cost around $860.
Even my friend is considering Linux now.


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