[linux-elitists] Re: Outlook corrupts
Sun Jan 5 09:30:02 PST 2003
Quoting Marc Merlin, "Larry M. Augustin" <email@example.com> wrote:
>>Microsoft is to operating systems & security ....
>> .... what McDonalds is to gourmet cooking
> Hmmm... Is that meant to be a slam against MS? Let's see:
I think the point you miss in your analysis is that the quote is not "MS is
to OS&S what McD is to _cooking_," but rather to _gourmet cooking_. The
McD-positive side of your comparison takes into account every aspect of
cooking but the quality, and the original quote is only about the quality.
FWIW, I agree with the OP, and I think you do too (from your comment:
> If on the other hand, I really enjoy good food, and want a meal to
> savor, then I don't want to go to McDonald's.
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