On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 1:55 AM, Stephen George
<steve_...@optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> On 12/06/2013 1:02 AM, Dr Eberhard Lisse wrote:
> of course he's right, but then he can google what DILLIGAF stands
> for :-)-O
> No he can't, with comments like
> "open source programs have great appeal for people who want to tinker with
> computers but almost none for those who actually want to do something."
> He would not be able to use Google as it is running open source programs,
> and he wouldn't use it as it's against his principles.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_platform
> "Servers are commodity-class x86 PCs running customized versions of Linux."
> Further to that, finding a book with good amazon ranking would also be
> useless, as Amazon is also running open source, so he also would NOT use
> that service.
> http://news.cnet.com/2100-1001-275155.html
> In fact he probably doesn't do much web surfing with the open source Apache
> dominating the HTTP internet server market
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apache_HTTP_Server
> "Since April 1996 Apache has been the most popular HTTP server software in
> use. As of December 2012 Apache was estimated to serve 63.7% of all active
> websites and 58.49% of the top servers across all domains"
> There is a big chance the writers forum were he made those comments is also
> powered by an open source program.
Not to mention that he is probably surfing the web via Firefox or Chrome.


> Sorry for the outburst, I just can't believe how polarised some people are
> against open source programs.
> Personally I dont think you should feed him with fuel, just let it drop and
> continue on with your own life using the programs you enjoy, I dont think
> you have anything to prove. (but I do understand the sense of outrage after
> hearing the comments)
> Steve

Do you know how to read?
Do you know how to write?

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