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Comment If.... (Score 1) 222 222

Windows is such crapware, as so many of you think, why don't you guys all get together and write an emergency management system that runs on a Linux distro? Now I obviously don't know for sure, but it seems likely the reason they are using Windows is that their application is written that way. Take a way the need to use Windows before bitching and moaning about them using Windows.

Comment Re:Suing prospective clients? (Score 0, Troll) 187 187

Agreed. Considering the previous /. article http://tech.slashdot.org/story/10/11/01/1942259/Google-Sues-US-Govt-For-Only-Considering-Microsoft explains that they were only considering MS solutions, not MS as the implementor of said solutions. Google just needs to stop crying when it loses and says MS is evil.
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Sophos Free A-V For Mac May Kill Time Machine Backups 133 133

kdawson writes "Herewith the tale of the instantaneous loss of 19 months of Time Machine backup data, with the possible involvement of a fresh install of Sophos's new free Mac A-V package. Sophos support has been contacted but has not responded as of this writing."

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