Facebook is anti-Linux! Help change them!
dougpol1 at verizon.net
Mon Sep 14 01:06:59 BST 2009
Douglas Pollard wrote:
> Hal Burgiss wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 06:19:47PM -0400, Douglas Pollard wrote:
>>> cut out a piece of. WE all have a wonderful OS in Linux and free
>>> programs to run on it but I think without Microsoft and others like them
>>> we have very little going on on line, their would be a few mainframes
>>> and Linux would still be a twinkle in Linus's eye. Thank God for the
>> What a crock of horse droppings! Facebook runs on Linux. Google runs on Linux.
>> The internet was built with Unix servers, not MS. Apache is the number one
>> webserver in our solar system. MS could not even run hotmail on their own OS
>> when they bought it. The internet was built with Unix based protocols and Unix
>> servers. Without stuff like that for MS to copy, they'd have very little
>> useful. Go back under that rock, dude. Read a newspaper every now and then.
> Sorry Hal you are all wet. It's about market share and Microsoft had
> darn near all of it and if they hadn't taken it there wouldn't be any
> Linux they presented the opportunity. If MS hadn't created the
> opportunity Linus would have not created Linux and their wouldn't be an
> apache. Windoz sold the computer to the general public at a time when
> computers cost millions. If Microsoft hadn't manufactured millions of
> computers they would still cost a million a peace. They provided the
> opening for Linux.
> If the railroads hadn't needed steel there wouldn't have been any
> steel. All business follows a logical sequence and that sequence is
> called capitalism. That doesn't mean that Linux can't make a better
> way. Because of a lack of marketing Linux is way behind. Now I don't
> care if it gets any bigger or not it suits me like it is and I will
> continue toe use it in that light. The roads followed the steel rails
> and without them there wouldn't be any trucking industry. Horses don't
> make droppings they make horse pucky.
> My first computer was a TI 30 it had no Windowz only Doss. Microsoft
> wrote Windows and It sucked but it beat the crap out of Doss. Grandmaw
> would have never used doss.. Linux came along years later and for a
> long time it was almost worthless for the average home computer user. I
> Know I tried it in the early years. If It hadn't of been for the Geeks
> and hackers that would have been the end of it. I think Linux saved Unix
> as it was of little use to anyone but big shops using big computers.
> They improved it so that it could be used by the average JOE. IT is a
> fine program and I likely use it as much as you do. I see no harm in
> admitting who was responsabel for the home computer and opening the
I am sorry guys, I thought this thread was on Sounder. I will say no more.
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