[linux-elitists] advice needed Microsoft/Turkey is anti Mozilla (but pro-Dillo!)
Tue Oct 19 15:57:25 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 19 October 2004 17:25, Bulent Murtezaoglu wrote:
> Elitists, I need ideas. It seems MS Turkey is implementing a
> What I need from the elitists is ideas that will help put the fear of
> $deity into MS/Turkey. Can we bring some publicity pressure to bear
> from the US?
I doubt it.
> There's an enthusiastic and youngish GNU-minded crowd
> here (and perhaps OSS-minded),
So lead them into GNU territory.
> but the MS penetration and fear factor
> (+FUD) is already higher than it is in the US.
That's the thing to work on.
> they ought not get away with gratutious incompatibility here if the
> situation will improve. Ideally I'd like them to fear 18 yr old
Monkey business like this actually plays into the hands of GNU
advocates. You leave all these worries behind when you dump MS.
> Why should you care?
Best wishes. I don't wish to discourage you ... uh ... on second
thought, I guess I do. :)
 Your English is very good but I don't know how well you know
colloquialisms: "monkey business" means, roughly, "silly games".
They're certainly silly since any recent browser can get around the
Rob - /dev/rob0
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