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Fairfax IT: Windows refund day gets poor show

Feb 16, 1999, 23:01 (1 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Matthew Wright for this link.

"Windows refund day passed by with barely a murmur in Australia yesterday with only faint activity in the United States courtesy of a handful of orthodox geeks according to Microsoft Australia officials."

"The protesters carried penguins and shrink-wrapped software. The corporate leaders served lemonade and iced tea. No effigies were burned."

"`How many rounds of Catch-22 do we have to go through?' asked Eric Raymond, a self-described `Linux theorist,' who came to the demonstration dressed like Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars."

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