Stumbling over SP2

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Aug 20, 2004.

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

    Jul 21, 2003
    People have Bill Gates all wrong. He doesn't want to rule the world (or at least the computerized portion of it). And although he may secretly hope that all Linux source code spontaneously combusts, that isn't his biggest wish.

    No, the man just wants a return to the old days. Think back to the early 1990s, when Microsoft would introduce a new version of, say, Excel. The only things that mattered were what kinds of charts people could draw and how many formulas they could embed in spreadsheets. Customers--lots of them--willingly shelled out $300 or $400 a copy for the new software. The notion of security was left to the folks in uniform who kept reporters like me away from the customer briefing rooms, where good food and strong drinks were served.

    How things change. For the past nine months, Gates has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to have his best programmers build a free update to an operating system that many people still don't want.

  2. honorable1nut

    honorable1nut Registered Member

    Apr 28, 2004
    Amen!! It's the a**holes out there with nothing better to do then try to break stuff, that cause the problems. And people that don't have a clue of what their doing.
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