How to avoid the Apple tax?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Wed Aug 29 20:31:03 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-29 at 12:21 +0300, Ari Torhamo wrote:
> As I understand it, Microsoft tax means that when you buy a (compatible)
> PC, you are forced to pay Microsoft for the Windows operating system too
> ...
> The situation is exactly the same when you buy an Apple computer. You
> are forced to pay for their operating system

Stop for a moment and read these two statements in juxtaposition. Can
you spot the difference now? It's in "when you buy a (compatible PC)"
vs. "when you buy an Apple computer"

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