Seven complaints about Linux and why Windows users make them
Jul 13, 2009, 23:04 (5 Talkback[s])
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"The first complaint:
""I put a DVD in my player and it won't play."
"This problem, like most of them on this list, is the result of
user ignorance brought on by some external force or another. This
particular problem comes about when terms like DVD and MP3 become
marketing buzzwords. Their definitions are reduced to the most
distilled, basic descriptions of what they should be because
products sell better that way. Here's how these words look in a
Best Buy salesman's dictionary:
DVD - n. A movie.
MP3 - n. Music.
"But they're both so much more than that. They're patented
formats, which makes all the difference. Any time you purchase a
DVD or a DVD player or a DVD-ROM drive, anytime you buy any device
that plays MP3 files, part of your money spent is paying the owners
of the DVD and MP3 license."
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