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09.17.08

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Posted in News Roundup at 9:43 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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4 Comments

  1. landofbind said,

    September 17, 2008 at 10:26 am

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    More promotion of proprietary and patented products. More PR announcements without substance. Increased usage of the “open source” expression that lacks any useful instead of “Free Software”.

    Hail you O hypocrite!

    Note: comment has been flagged for arriving from an incarnation of a known (eet), pseudonymous, forever-nymshifting, abusive Internet troll that posts from open proxies and relays around the world.

  2. Roy Schestowitz said,

    September 17, 2008 at 6:58 pm

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    10 years ago I liked the Web site bored.com. It has changed a lot since, but it has plenty for you to explore.

    The Web is a big place. If you don’t like this site, you don’t have to visit it. What compels you to spend so much energy just harassing sites you dislike, as opposed to raving in/about sites that you like?

  3. Dan O'Brian said,

    September 18, 2008 at 7:16 am

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    One could ask you the same question, Roy – why do you spend so much time attacking Novell, Mono, et al rather than just raving about things you do like?

    Oh, right, because you crave attention even if gotten via wrongfully attacking other people.

  4. Roy Schestowitz said,

    September 18, 2008 at 7:34 am

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    One could ask you the same question, Roy – why do you spend so much time attacking Novell, Mono, et al rather than just raving about things you do like?

    You never track my activity outside this Web site. I only spend about 20% of my capacity here. I mostly advocate Free software.

    Let it be added that people who run a site with a statement are different from people who visit that site just to discredit it. I am not a fan of Britney Spears, yet I never visit Britney Spears sites to attack Britney Spears or her fans.

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