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XYZ Computing: Interview with Tony Bove, Author of Just Say No to Microsoft

Oct 18, 2005, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sal Cangeloso)

[ Thanks to Swank1 for this link. ]

"What was your goal in writing 'Just Say No to Microsoft?' How realistic would you say this goal is?

"My goal is to provide a road map for using alternatives, or the equivalent of a '12-step method' for getting off Microsoft software (as if it were an addiction). Of course, like any addiction or habit, people have to want to stop; this book helps them realize why they'd want to stop and what they can use instead.

"It is obvious now that the Microsoft monopoly, which began sometime around 1983 and culminated with its dominance of most areas of computing by 1998, has created more problems for consumers than it has solved..."

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