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InformationWeek Lets Microsoft's Bill Hilf Try To Scare You... Yeah. Right.

Nov 20, 2007, 02:30 (11 Talkback[s])


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"What he seems to be implying here is that if you use FOSS products, there's no one to phone up and complain to if something with that product goes wrong. There's no accountability. You can't hold someone liable for something going wrong. What he's also saying is that buying commercial (read : proprietary) software, then all these negatives Go Away. Not only that, but with the purchase of the commercial software, you're getting a 'guarantee that what you have will perform, and has been tested,' that you can hold the publishers of that software liable if something doesn't work.

"Oh, really? Yeah. Right..."

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