Windows 8's use of the UEFI Secure Boot
tjhanson at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 28 06:34:38 UTC 2011
On Tuesday, September 27, 2011 08:14:19 pm Ernest Doub wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Avi Greenbury <lists at avi.co> wrote:
> > Bill Stanley wrote:
> > > I read the linked webpage and judging from the reader comments, this
> > > website is hardly neutral.
> > Well, no, of course it's not neutral. Almost all the reporting is either
> > viewing it as a good thing or a bad thing.
> > > The opinions are distinctly pro-Windows. It's not surprising that
> > > they paint a pretty face on things. They say that Microsoft did not
> > > directly develop the protocol and are simply implementing it.
> > Which, while besides the point, is true.
Why can't it be true, and also be mere propaganda? Is the use of proxies to
avoid taking responsibility for one's own actions acceptable, in your opinion?
> > > My question is how much support in terms of money and free manpower
> > > did they contribute.
> > I'm intrigued - why would that matter?
You don't think Microsoft's cash matters? Please explain.
> > > the support came from M$.
> > Please don't do that. It's 'MS'.
In what way is "MS" more appropriate than "M$?"
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