Re: [OT] Re: Troll Tech [was Re: Sco vs. IBM]

From: Andrey Panin (
Date: Sat Jun 21 2003 - 07:08:21 EST

On 172, 06 21, 2003 at 11:53:29 +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Stephan von Krawczynski <> writes:
> >Do you really think it was _necessary_ to change the document format in just
> >about any W*rd version available? Do you? Not really.
> >Its all about creating problems for competitors and none about being kind to
> >the own customer.
> >You don't find this kind of behaviour in GPL software.
> I'd consider "If it does not work with the new version of libfoo,
> please recompile" or "you need a newer blafoo tool to use this" or
> "your compiler isn't usable for application xxx" much worse.
> And _this_ is common for many open source projects.
> Reality Check: 99,9% of all computer users don't know what a compiler
> is but can open Word 6.x documents in WordXP.

If you want Windows, you know where to get it.

People please stop this useless thread !

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