[rescue] Perverse Question

Jeffrey Nonken jeff_work at nonken.net
Mon Jun 9 19:16:27 CDT 2003

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003 18:47:12 -0400, Phil Stracchino <alaric at caerllewys.net>

> Well, a cynical person [insert innocent look here] might speculate that
> Intel releases faster processors to enable Microsoft to write more
> bloated code, and Microsoft releases ever-more-bloated code that
> requires ever-more-copious amounts of RAM to make sure people keep
> buying ever-faster Intel processors ....

Oddly enough, I was holding forth on that very concept recently.

Especially since Intel and AMD seem to be in bed with Microsoft on this
Palladium idea.

The goal really shouldn't be assimilation as much as respect for difference
and the survival of difference. -Tony Kushner

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