[rescue] DC Voltage distro (Was:SGI Challenge L... )

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Thu Sep 23 11:35:38 CDT 2004

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 02:32:30AM -0400, Nick wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 01:36:37PM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > Yeah, I understand there's already been veiled accusations that the bad
> > welding at Carthage was deliberate sabotage.
> > 
> > IMHO, the gummint oughta be declaring it a project vital to national
> > security, if the gummint wasn't owned lock stock and barrel by Big Oil.
> Hey, stop right there!  You're forgetting the 1/4 that microsoft bought
> and paid for!  How do you think they avoided a massive antitrust
> settlement?

Nah, that's just the government being a cheap whore for anyone with
dripping gobs of money.  If MS owned a quarter of the FedGov it'd be
illegal to use any open-source software or any operating system except
Windows, and everyone would be required to have an MS Passport account
for digital identification..

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