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Comment Re:So I was gonna rant about your lack of detail (Score 1) 159

Dear DRJlaw,
We hereby inform you that Windows Insider version of our software is what the outside world calls alpha version.
First release version of our software is the beta stage.
Service Pack 1 (or even 2 in some cases) is what outsider would call the finished product.
Your friendly Microsoft CEO

Comment Re:Impressive (Score 1) 106

probably would've gotten the state legislature to outlaw it.

False. What telecoms — correctly — object to, are efforts by local governments to compete with them. Private businesses, individuals, or non-profits are fine...

As long as the private businesses are part of the cartel.

Comment Re:tl;dr (Score 4, Insightful) 209

A telephone is a totally inappropriate medium for resolving technical support issues. Most intelligent customers are aware of that, and use email, web resources, or, as a last resort, text chat.

OK, your internet is down. How do you contact tech support? Smoke signs? Travelling pigeons?

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