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BlueEyedSon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-10-05 09:36 AM
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41. I stopped buying Dell....
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  -Would you change Operating systems based on politics? alfredo  Feb-09-05 12:23 PM   #0 
  - Well, not me, but for a different reason:  Redstone   Feb-09-05 12:28 PM   #1 
  - Maybe you could spend ten minutes educating yourself about OSX  Atman   Feb-09-05 12:30 PM   #3 
  - Have you ever tried OSX?  Art_from_Ark   Feb-10-05 10:04 AM   #43 
  - In a heartbeat  Canuckistanian   Feb-09-05 12:29 PM   #2 
  - Apple could port OS X, but who'll port the apps?  makhno   Feb-09-05 12:33 PM   #4 
  - A little bit of hard truth for ya. . .  ET Awful   Feb-09-05 12:35 PM   #5 
  - Not true. MS folklore and fearmongering  Touchdown   Feb-09-05 12:45 PM   #8 
     - It's cuz of the Unix core  Atman   Feb-09-05 01:08 PM   #12 
     - No software is "more secure"  ikri   Feb-09-05 02:04 PM   #20 
     - Uh', yes it is.  Touchdown   Feb-09-05 02:16 PM   #23 
     - try reading my post again  ikri   Feb-09-05 04:09 PM   #30 
        - BINGO!  ET Awful   Feb-10-05 10:08 AM   #44 
     - Actually where Apple made their mistake was by trying too hard to  ET Awful   Feb-09-05 02:22 PM   #27 
     - The MAC OS is nothing but a prettified version of the Linux/Unix kernel  ET Awful   Feb-09-05 02:19 PM   #26 
        - So, one patch to iTunes means the whole thing is shit?  Touchdown   Feb-09-05 03:45 PM   #28 
           - No, in fact, I never said anywhere that it was shit, HOWEVER,  ET Awful   Feb-09-05 04:51 PM   #31 
              - I never said it was aboslutely secure.  Touchdown   Feb-09-05 10:12 PM   #36 
                 - No what you did is attempt to take comments from a non-programmer  ET Awful   Feb-10-05 04:59 AM   #38 
                    - You're making non-sequitors. Read the article again.  Touchdown   Feb-10-05 09:36 AM   #40 
                       - Did you read what I posted, or are you just spewing talking points again?  ET Awful   Feb-10-05 10:04 AM   #42 
                          - Yes, I did. My response was "So what?"  Touchdown   Feb-10-05 11:12 AM   #47 
                             - And yet again you hurl false accusations and misconstrue what I said  ET Awful   Feb-10-05 12:48 PM   #48 
                                - More ad-homs?  Touchdown   Feb-10-05 12:54 PM   #49 
                                   - LOL . . . even more proof that you aren't engaging in legitimate  ET Awful   Feb-10-05 01:03 PM   #51 
                                      - LOL, and you never respond to anything I said.  Touchdown   Feb-10-05 01:22 PM   #52 
  - I have no problem with Bill Gates  Mystified   Feb-09-05 12:39 PM   #6 
  - Word is, his trust fund is set to leave his kids  DS1   Feb-09-05 01:48 PM   #18 
  - Jobs is also on the board of Al Gore's new TV station n/t  HootieMcBoob   Feb-09-05 12:39 PM   #7 
  - I use Linux, the socialist OS...  Dob Bole   Feb-09-05 12:51 PM   #9 
  - I wouldn't, but only because I'm too poor to purchase new software  idiosyncratic   Feb-09-05 12:54 PM   #10 
  - No switch necessary. You can have my G-5 when you pry it from my cold,  MajorFlaw   Feb-09-05 12:57 PM   #11 
  - I already switched OS's but it was based upon QUALITY  ikojo   Feb-09-05 01:13 PM   #13 
  - The default theme in OS X is "Aqua"  Ezlivin   Feb-09-05 01:24 PM   #14 
  - What you do you mean...ported?  Stuckinthebush   Feb-09-05 01:27 PM   #15 
  - Ported...  ikri   Feb-09-05 01:41 PM   #16 
     - Oh...  Stuckinthebush   Feb-09-05 01:43 PM   #17 
  - I've been running Linux since 1996 so it's a non-issue to me. n/t  Spike from MN   Feb-09-05 01:54 PM   #19 
  - I ran Linux intil the Fink project made it easy to  alfredo   Feb-09-05 02:18 PM   #25 
  - Already did ( ;  Sentath   Feb-09-05 02:10 PM   #21 
  - Q: WOULD YOU change your bank if they suddenly installed DIEBOLD ATMs?  BuyingThyme   Feb-09-05 02:14 PM   #22 
  - same thing here...  arcos   Feb-09-05 05:35 PM   #33 
  - I used a Mac for a time  notmypresident   Feb-09-05 02:18 PM   #24 
  - What version of OSX were you using? Earlier versions were  alfredo   Feb-09-05 05:47 PM   #34 
  - Not on your life  sierrajim   Feb-09-05 04:05 PM   #29 
  - politics and economics are interconnected  ngant17   Feb-09-05 05:26 PM   #32 
  - Linux/*BSD. Secure, socialist, and free.  Fleurs du Mal   Feb-09-05 05:48 PM   #35 
  - yes  alfredo   Feb-09-05 10:21 PM   #37 
  - Codeweavers  4MoronicYears   Feb-10-05 05:24 AM   #39 
  - I have heard good things about Codeweavers.  alfredo   Feb-10-05 10:26 AM   #45 
  - I stopped buying Dell....  BlueEyedSon   Feb-10-05 09:36 AM   #41 
  - I would love to  Lauri16   Feb-10-05 10:35 AM   #46 
  - Can't. The programs I use for my living are Windows based. NT  Silverhair   Feb-10-05 12:55 PM   #50 
  - What programs are they?  alfredo   Feb-10-05 05:34 PM   #53 
  - already an apple person--apple for PC would crush windows  yurbud   Feb-10-05 05:39 PM   #54 
  - I use Linux by choice and Windows by necessity  NorthSideCubsFan   Feb-10-05 05:42 PM   #55 
     - Northside  Lauri16   Feb-10-05 05:53 PM   #56 
 

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