OT: The semantics of the terms PC/Mac

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Sep 24 12:12:57 UTC 2009

Cybe R. Wizard wrote:

> On Wed, 23 Sep 2009 20:50:47 -0300
> Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> [Microsoft described as criminal]
>> Criminal?  I don't think so.  Nobody even got a suspended sentence.
> cybe at WizardsTower:~$ dict crime
> 4 definitions found

Well, it's fine to choose your own definitions, but it's a legal system, and 
you should probably use that system's own definition.  And by that system, 
while Microsoft has at times done things that were illegal, they have never 
yet been convicted of anything _criminal_.

And as Chris notes, by your chosen definition, I am a criminal.  If we're 
all criminals, there's really not much point in singling out one specific 

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