Re: [NTLK] Convincing argument against MS

From: Stephen Jendraszak (
Date: Wed Jun 12 2002 - 16:13:01 EDT

On Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at 02:35 PM, Thomas Cherry wrote:
> Look, we know that all companies must make money to stay in business
> and we
> know that they know that, but some companies have other goals as well
> (more
> than one goal is what we are saying). In fact, every company Microsoft
> has
> screws had a non-money goal that Microsoft was able to exploit.
> Microsoft
> has one goal for which it has so far achieved almost un-checked. They
> don't
> care about the people they serve. They only care about money. Many
> companies do care. Many companies want to find a way to produce a
> product
> they can be proud of and at the same time make money. Companies with
> two
> goals sometimes have to make compromises like killing projects that
> don't
> make money, on the other hand, they may fund projects that are very
> unlikely
> to bring money in.

Exactly what I've been saying, but I think you did it better. :)


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