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yeah, huyuck, huyuck... your humour is just like Goofy eh??
No, you are just being pigheaded about the fact is all.
M$ has more BSD code parked in their products than you can yell SCO.
SCO used to be Caldera Linux... it doesn't take much to think that they installed their own linux code into SCO UNIX code base. The theft occurred on their own premises... not IBMs.
What look and feel are you dreaming of? Certainly not XP price-fisher look.
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They get support from elsewhere - Usenet, mailing lists, etc. - just like the vast majority of Linux users who have...
And it is just as easy for M$ to keep moving their goal posts around to throw off compebreastion too. Nothing new there. That's what monopolies do.
Guffaw!! I've already been thru the gauntlet of IT depts. and have retired. You have a lot to learn yet about the politics of monopolies.
Still alive and well, thank you. And there were no VS fortran sold to DEC. Show some proof of this. Which I doubt ever were... VS Fortran is an old IBM product. M$ couldn't compete in the Fortran market... I've tested three of M$ fortran compilers and they were the biggest jokes ever made.
Are you a lamer that now resorts to spelling lames. I'll call it humour... that's your little problem. You are getting pathetic.
Always apologizing for Bill eh.
-- "Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction." Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), Pense'es, #894.
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I don't see it as much of a problem, a software program is going to work exactly the same as it did when the company...