"The explosion of patent filing activity at Microsoft doesn't necessarily indicate an explosion of creativity; and many may be even more fatuous than the FAT patent. For example today (thanks TheoDP) Microsoft has applied to patent the IS NOT operator."Is there a legal limit to their silliness?
I suppose this is the way to package important information for the unwashed masses :-) It's funny if you're in the right mood, otherwise it sounds pathetic.
"I just can't continue with this relationship any longer. I know you say you'll fix things, that next time it'll go better--but that's what you said the last time--and the time before that. Each time I believed you."
"First off, I'd suggest buying "Seven Habits of Highly Successful People", and NOT read it. Burn it, it's a great symbolic gesture."And after a start like that, what else do you expect from one of my 2 "Gods"?
someone commenting on the slashdot article at http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/10/27/0147206 :
"Am I really supposed to believe that an OS started by a Finnish university student a decade ago and designed to run on a 386, is now running the most powerful computer ever built? I mean, come on!"
Honestly, are there any limits to how good this open source thing is? :-)
"Similarities between the Arabic and Hebrew languages have enabled groups of Israeli and Arab developers to assist each other in solving common problems developing local versions of OpenOffice.org software."[For those who may not know, OpenOffice.org is the open source version of Sun's StarOffice, which together aim to unseat the major cause of Microsoft's stranglehold on us!]