OT Re: Introducing Windows Vista, Freeware Version
strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Wed Dec 5 16:16:59 UTC 2007
On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 10:57:12AM -0500, Mark Haney wrote:
> Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > --- Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com> wrote:
> >> I was checking the stock quotes (market is up
> >> today) I saw the subject title. Read the article and this guy says
> >> you can buy Vista and make copies for friends and the friend can use Vista
> >> with just tiny problems. The author said that Microsoft is worried
> >> about Linux.
> >> Karl
> >> --
> >> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
> >> Linux User
> >> #450462 http://counter.li.org.
> >> --
> > Which article? I am curious. Just like the National
> > Enquirer "Enquiring minds want to know"
> > Regards,
> > Antonio
> It's possibly this one:
> 'Tiny problems'? I think not. I would hate a 'Activate Now' reminder every
> hour on the hour while I was trying to work. And besides, without WGA, what
> more data is MS collecting in it's place?
The article states: "In short, after Vista SP1, anyone can run a fully
functional copy of Windows Vista without having to pay for it."
But this doesn't mean Vista becomes freeware, copying it is still
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