Selling Linux to Windows Users

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Dec 10 04:35:20 UTC 2008

Robert Holtzman wrote:

> On Tue, 9 Dec 2008, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>>> Monopoly, and other low life business acts.
>>> Monopoly is not a low-life business act. It is the goal of every
>>> business.
>> I can't let that go.  Monopoly is NOT the goal of every business.  I
>> have a business.  My _goal_ is to feed my family.
> Yours maybe, but the CEO of a Fortune 500 company has very different
> goals. It's called market share.

So? I disproved Dotan's statement with a counterexample.  It doesn't 
matter what the goal of _a_ Fortune 500 company's CEO is, or all the 
F500 CEOs, or the companies themselves.  The fact is that it is NOT the 
goal of every business.  I suspect it isn't even the goal of most 

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