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Comment Why are you using Vista in the first place? (Score 0, Troll) 299

Commentators here make a big deal about using the right tool for the job.

Tell me. For what job is Microsoft Vista, the right tool?

I can't think of one.

It's wrong for office workers.
It's wrong for gamers.
It's wrong for developers... unless your job revolves around developing native client applications for Vista. Good luck with that.


Submission + - Ron Paul recieves a record $4.2 million in 24 hrs 2

An anonymous reader writes: The AP reports Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, aided by an extraordinary outpouring of Internet support Monday, hauled in more than $4.2 million in nearly 24 hours

The $4.2 million represented online contributions from more than 37,000 donors. Paul as of Monday had raised more than $7 million since Oct. 1, more than half his goal of $12 million by the end of the year, according to his Web site.

Paul advocates limited government and low taxes like other Republicans, but he stands alone as the only GOP presidential candidate opposed to the Iraq war. He also has opposed Bush administration security measures that he says encroach on civil liberties.

Submission + - Ron Paul Raises More Than $3M Online in 18 hours 2

Lawrence_Bird writes: Republican Presidential candidate has raised in excess of $3 million since midnight. Grassroots supporters organized a 'money bomb' campaign for 5 November — Guy Fawkes day (remember, remember the 5th of Novemeber). At about 5:50pm EST, the total passed the $3 mio mark and is on a pace for over $4 mio by midnight. The NY Times political blog has more details.
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Submission + - That Linux thing - where's the vision?

AlexGr writes: "By Paul Murphy (ZDNet blog) In his ZDNet blog, Paul Murphy analyzes the evolution of Linux throughout the years and asks himself: "Is Linux becoming more functional and trustworthy because Linux is the best choice or because IBM doesn't have an alternative?" After analyzing some industry cases, he comes to a conclusion that changes in Linux "seem to be externally driven — reactions to market requirements, to hardware change, or to advances made in the BSD or Solaris camps." He adds: "Don't misunderstand, I'm not saying there's nothing unique and valuable — I'm saying that the big change drivers are largely external to the process and often have a "me too" feel about them that's the opposite of the idealism animating BSD variants like Dragonfly or leading edge commercial work like that going on under the OpenSolaris umbrella.""

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