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Windows Vista, just say No!

Posted by Marcus Povey's Weblog at 2007-01-16 07:27
Badvista is a campaign being launched by the Free Software Foundation to illustrate the problems and restrictions being marketed as features in Microsoft's much hyped monster. Now, with people having to re-install everything anyway, is a perfect time to consider switching to using one of the many Free alternatives. Oliver Day writes a very good analysis (part 1|2) of Microsoft's motives. Vista is being marketed to content producers, not consumers. If Windows XP
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