The future of Xfce (or beating the Gtk3 horse to death)
rayandrews at eastlink.ca
Wed Mar 20 17:45:50 CET 2013
On 20/03/13 09:25 AM, houghi wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 08:39:07AM -0700, Ray Andrews wrote:
>> Well, you said it yourself, M$ is evil and millions of people are
>> enslaved to it. So I for one care very much how much power they
>> have. I think most of us do. Can something more evil replace them?
>> It's a thing to be concerned about, of course, but I'd say no, the
>> age of the monopoly is over. The sad thing is that even as the
>> Empire crumbles, imperial thinking (as with Gnome) infects Linux.
> More evil then Microsoft? I am thinking Apple. I am thinking Google. I am
> thinking Facebook.
> They are not monopolies, but they are more evil.
> Microsoft only wanted to have our money. Now money is not enough anymore.
> They want our privacy. They do not even want to sell us anything, they
> want to sell us a licence and tell us what to do.
Yes, I couldn't agree more. It's a dangerous world out there. I may be
'looking in the wrong direction', so to speak. The age of the software
monopoly may be ending, but the age of the 'information' monopoly may be
upon us. This 'cloud' stuff scares the wits out of me.
Thanks for opening my eyes a bit wider.
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