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Comment: Re:Prideful Putin ? (Score 4, Interesting) 600

by Lux (#26669493) Attached to: Comrade, You Are So Not Getting a Dell

He's got a point. Building computers is simply not a terrifically difficult business.

I was in St. Petersburg (Putin's hometown) a few months ago visiting in-laws, and I helped them pick out their first computer from a local vendor. What they got was a pretty nice machine for the money. The selection was good. A fine consumer experience, overall.

Do they need a foreign corporation in that market locally? Would they benefit immensely from that? Not really.

The UNIX philosophy basically involves giving you enough rope to hang yourself. And then a couple of feet more, just to be sure.

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