XYZ Computing: Interview with Tony Bove, Author of Just Say No to Microsoft
Oct 18, 2005, 11:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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..."