You'll Pry Vista from My Cold Dead Hands
Feb 03, 2009, 21:32 (6 Talkback[s])
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""Well, I'm not much of a gamer3 but I think there are
more games for Linux now then there used to be," I said. And,
speaking well above my pay grade, "I may have even seen Steam
running under Wine or CrossOver."
""Yeah, well, you'll pry Vista from my cold dead hands," he said
and turned back to the task at hand; adjusting the CPU voltage so
his PC would boot.
"Vista? The much-maligned Vista? The "Microsoft is going to have
to open source Windows if it wants to survive" Vista?
"Clearly this group hadn't received the memo, since an informal
poll of the LAN party showed that 80% of the assembled gamers were
running Vista. Those still running XP were going to wait for
Windows 7 before upgrading. This kicked off a whole parallel
discussion about how great Windows 7 was going to be and those
running Vista planned to upgrade to 7 as soon as it was out."