Still spelling Microsoft with the Dollar sign? How retro can you get?
I saved myself from typing 7 extra letters there, making it totally worth it. Besides, I thought it was appropriate, given that I am implying that after doing their best to ruin the competition, they will eventually start charging for all the pieces of it, like they always do. Then drop it without warning because it isn't as profitable as they want.
Other tech sites have grown out of this kind of adolescent nonsense. Slashdot never. Which is one of the reasons why the site it is fading into irrelevance.
Ya, umm, calling something adolescent doesn't make it so. Especially when the subtlety of the comment went over your head to begin with.