quote: i'll simply say this about it, it looks very pretty, and seems too be very well done over all, but i am not pleased with it over all. it seems to be made for dummies who dont like choices or doing things for themselves. i may not be the target for this os, but i feel almost insulted by it when i try too do anything with it.
quote: I believe the market will ultimately decide where MS is going to move.
quote: I was just pointing out that our way of life is not the only way of life
quote: communism is NOT an economic model, though it does often include economics, so your statements are not even relevant here in the first place
quote: it is not entirely market driven for the GIANTS OF THE INDUSTRY, which at this point in time doesn't really include any of the companies you mentioned
quote: As for Intel dropping Netburst, it took YEARS for the market to catch on to the fact that Netburst was inferior to AMD's offering
quote: You can say the same thing about MS. They have forced the market to accept the same OS for 5+ years
quote: why don't you think and do some research before you post
quote: I said from the start that this industry is not entirely market driven, and that remains true
quote: I did say Microsoft and Intel are the Giants of this Industry, and I have provided proof that for a period of time, both have driven their respective markets
quote: I would argue that the release of Vista has VERY little to do with the recent changes in Macs business practices
quote: Their pricing model is NOT in line with the current market, else they would not be charging their OEMs so much more, nor would they charge $400 for an OS
quote: Further true Communism is NOT the same as a dictatorship
quote: Is there any serious politics-wise difference between Joseph Stalin and Adolf Hitler, for example? Enlighten me, I always thought they both were dictators. Now you're telling me Stalin was not a dictator :))) Very funny - so who he was then?? ;) A president? A general secretary? A king? Come on, elaborate on that please, this becomes ever more interesting and entertaining!
quote: Intel was PUNISHED by making BILLIONS out of an inferior design over a period of at least three years while they didn't have to invest in a new design, I'd love to see what you consider a reward
quote: Stalin was a dictator and a communist
quote: I have said from the start that no one can drive the market indefinitely, but that some larger companies can drive it for a time. You are now saying the same thing, so apparently we agree on that.
quote: which type of government China and Vietnam have, and what type of economies?
quote: North Korea suffers from a lack or resources/fertile and a bloated military budget
quote: Both NK and Cuba suffer from trade embargoes placed upon them by other countries
quote: with an enormous trading partner 90 miles away that will not trade with them on an equal footing
quote: basically what you said boils down to its a GUI refresh, which you can achieve on Windows XP with a whole mess of cheaper and currently available products which won't use 2GB of memory
quote: it looks very pretty, and seems too be very well done over all, but i am not pleased with it over all. it seems to be made for dummies who dont like choices or doing things for themselves.
quote: It's just another tax, except it goes into Bills wallet rather that doing any good for the community. M$ and bill should be ashamed of themselves for foisting on us this thing that really adds zero productivity for the ordinary user.
quote: some people might even like to have a $50 per year fee for their operating system instead of the single chunk up front. That way they can get upgrades to the latest OS anytime it comes out.