Re: [NTLK] [NTLK][OT] Convincing argument against MS

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Mon Jun 10 2002 - 10:16:22 EDT

on 10-06-2002 3:09, Lee, Christopher J at wrote:

> And why are spelling MS as M$? Is that to emphasize that MS is all about
> making money? Wow, a company that has profit as its primary goal...:-0

I guess it's to emphasize that this company is ready to do anything (legal
or otherwise) to make more profits.


Laurent Daudelin              Developer, Multifamily, ESO, Fannie Mae             Washington, DC, USA
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