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Comment Re:OS/2 better then windows at running windows app (Score 1) 387

IBM took the "old" OS/2 code (that both they and Microsoft had worked on) and tarted it up into OS/2 2.x and successors.

And after that MS attacked it using unethical tactics. And don't forget their attacks on DR-DOS, including Win9x dependence on DOS helping Caldera continue it's lawsuit against MS. Now you see why this is why one of my favorite topics.

Comment On anti-discrimination laws... (Score 1) 553

I am thinking of removing anti-discrimination laws completely (not just to create exceptions) and allowing regulators (such as anti-trust) to impose anti-discrimination conditions on specific companies instead, because of the problems they cause and the lack of effectiveness.

"Well, it don't make the sun shine, but at least it don't deepen the shit." -- Straiter Empy, in _Riddley_Walker_ by Russell Hoban