[rescue] VirtualBox anecdotes - was Re: A wee bit off-topic

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jun 21 17:43:05 CDT 2015

On 06/21/2015 06:30 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Reminds me of the New stork Socialite that was amazed to hear Nixon was
> elected President, since no one she knew voted for him. [0]
> As you drive past high-rise office buildings, there are thousands upon
> thousands of windows users inside. As you look at a map of the world, the most
> populous countries (China, Russia, India, USA) are majority Windows users.
> Every electronics store you pass sells Windows PCs by the pallet each week,
> and occasionally some macs.
> That your selective sample excludes windows users is far from surprising. ;^)
> I seriously doubt MS 'bought' the survey results, if only because I rarely
> have heard them tout market share as a selling point. Could they buy survey
> results? Sure, but to what end?
> I am pretty confident there are more pirated copies of Windows XP than desktop
> users of Linux (any flavor)...

  Are we in a trolling mood today, perhaps?


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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