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If it looks, acts and smells brown then it must be.

Dec 11, 2009, 03:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I also feel the same way about companies. That feeling is multiplied by the size of the company and then heaped with a healthy dose of wondering what that company wants to squeeze out of me. Generally the larger a company is, the more removed from humanity it becomes and is more concerned about being above the bottom line than providing quality service to the customer.

"Ever since Open Source flew into the radar of large companies involved in the manipulating of voltages through silicon chips, (I suddenly have a craving for fish :) there have been quite a few responses. One of which was the apparent attempt at chair levitation. Slowly, but surely, these computing leviathans have been embracing Open Source. First secretly by using Open Source Software in their hardware products then openly by promoting their services and "expertise".

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