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Re: Linux is SHIT

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Linux is SHIT
Date: 24 May 2004 16:16:24 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50 (Jesse F. Hughes) writes:

> "Barak Zalstein" <no_spam@please.not> writes:
> > "David Kastrup" <> wrote in message
> > x5d64uck6s.fsf@lola.goethe.zz">news:x5d64uck6s.fsf@lola.goethe.zz...
> >> So why should we listen to the rants of a self-declared criminal?
> >>
> >> Anyway, Windows XP won't run for long without being allowed to phone
> >> home to Redmont and report by whom it is being used.  So you better
> >> be a _careful_ criminal.
> >>
> >> Or a stupid liar.
> >>
> >
> > I fail to understand why you continuosly consider sharing that
> > kind of critical information as a criminal activity (just do that
> > outside of corporate environment).  What if this attitude was
> > taught (and enforced) in school?  Being pedantic regarding
> > licenses and eulas may result in confining oneself to a 80x25
> > ghetto buffer.
> So there's an inherent right to use Windows without paying for it,
> since the alternative is unattractive?
> Must be the pursuit of happiness includes pretty GUIs.  Of course,
> there *are* free pretty GUIs, but maybe the pursuit of happiness
> includes Microsoft GUIs.

Please notice that the American constitution asserts the right to the
_pursuit_ of happiness, not the right to happiness itself.

The pursuit is already possible by earning enough money to _purchase_
a licence to software with a pretty GUI.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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