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Comment: Re:Well? (Score -1) 85

by BrownLeopard (#42178629) Attached to: Yahoo "Loses" $2.7B In Mysterious Mexican Yellow Pages Lawsuit
Taken in context: "Yahoo is actually really big over there. eBay exists, but may as well not: Yahoo! Auctions is overwhelmingly dominant in online auctions. Yahoo! Shopping takes the role of Amazon.com. (Amazon itself has a presence also, and it isn't too shabby.) And Yahoo! Japan is also a broadband provider with a lot of mindshare." Links for Japan. What does this have to do with Mexico? Why not post links for Mexico since, you know, this article is about Mexico, not a country that is not even on the same continent?

Comment: Re:"Free like the free apps in the iPhone app stor (Score 1) 313

by BrownLeopard (#41790557) Attached to: Rare Photos: Gnu Crashing a Windows 8 Launch Event
I wouldn't know how they look since it was slashdotted. I agree that informing and educating the public is a good thing, but why not bring laptops running a distro and actually SHOWING them rather than just counting on them installing it on their own systems (I guarantee most of those disks hit the trash).

Comment: Re:So it wasn't a real, live Gnu... (Score 2) 313

by BrownLeopard (#41790491) Attached to: Rare Photos: Gnu Crashing a Windows 8 Launch Event
No, not really. While techies will herald this as a good thing, normal computer users will go "Well that was rude!" and "What is Linux?". Case in point: when I shared this on my Facebook I had 3 comments go "I thought a Gnu was an animal?", "Did they have to crash the party? Why not just send the journos a press release with pros/cons?" and "What OS do you use?" to which I replied "I use Win 7 on my desktop, Win 7 with Ubuntu dual booting on my laptop, OSX Mountain Lion on my Macbook Pro and ICS on my phone."

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