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

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 21:23:19 CDT 2015

Just having some fun being contrarian, so I guess 'yes'... ;^)


> On Jun 21, 2015, at 5:43 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> populous countries (China, Russia, India, USA) are majority Windows users.
>> Every electronics store you pass sells Windows PCs by the pallet each
>> 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
>> results? Sure, but to what end?
>> I am pretty confident there are more pirated copies of Windows XP than
>> users of Linux (any flavor)...
>  Are we in a trolling mood today, perhaps?
>            -Dave
> --
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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