<OT> arrogant Apple

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Sun Apr 19 15:41:03 UTC 2009

On Sunday 19 April 2009 10:09:16 am Odd wrote:
> Ignazio Palmisano wrote:
> > Terrell Prudé Jr. wrote:
> >> marc wrote:
> >>> Eberhard Roloff said...
> >>> I pay for Windows, or have paid, and have to deal with it regularly, 
> >>> and the direct support is woeful. At least with mature FOSS, you have 
> >>> somewhere to report things and await a response. This is far, far 
> >>> better than the non-FOSS world in OS-land. (I don't know enough about 
> >>> Apple's support mechanisms to comment, but I'd to know more.)
> >>>   
> >> You won't get any better joy from Crapple than you will with 
> >> Microshaft.  The former are even more arrogant than the latter, and 
> >> that's saying something.  Stick with FOSS.
> >>
> > 
> > More arrogant than Microsoft I don't know, so far I only reported one 
> > problem to Apple
> Your ONE problem is too miniscule to have an opinion. Yet

Do  you actually know what you said is true.  Or is it because he doesn't own 
a big company that you think his thoughts are not relevant.  I actually don't 
know the answer, but I do know the man you are judging.  He is worthy of 
respect and is a major contributor to this list and the Kubuntu experience.  
Who are you?  What do you do to help?
> > (an external hard drive that wouldn't turn on after an 
> > update, though the same hard drive worked nicely on other machines and 
> > on the same macbook booted with Kubuntu live - which worked a dream, 
> > btw), and I got feedback from them, not too quickly but not arrogant 
> > either. Well at least I wasn't asked to restart the machine and see if 
> > the problem persisted...
> > 
> > Just 2c so that the list cannot be told to be FUDding like other 
> It's actually you that are making the grave mistake of thinking your
> one single problem is representative in any statistics. It's not.
> Come back when you actually have sources worth counting.

Is Odd your real name?  Why don't you at least present your credentials, so 
that we can better consider your ideas?

All I have ever heard from Eberhard is help.  All I have ever heard from you 
is complaint and discontent.  I may not be worthy to make input, but I am 
justified in standing up for someone who, even if he were wrong (and I am not 
saying that), he deserves a little respect.  I don't have the same opinion of 

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