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More On The Alternative

I got some letters about yesterday’s article. 🙂 The piece really was a political/sociological analysis of a political situation. Sorry, folks. This is a political situation. Call it Linux/open source/free software/P2Ping/whatever, they all represent a spectrum of belief which represents Read More

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Sabotaging The System

MS Faces Class-Action Suit In Wake of Virus Attacks. Half-Life Source Code Stolen. These acts have much in common. Both (not the lawsuit, the virus attacks) are acts of sabotage. Blame The Patient On one level, blaming Microsoft for the Read More

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Paper Prescott

Xbit Labs reports that due to problems Intel is having with strained silicon, we are likely to see just a paper launch of Prescott in December, with no real availability until 2004. This is not terribly surprising given the various Read More

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The Race . . .

Here we have someone from AMD saying that Windows XP 64bit Edition for AMD64 will be available “before the second half of next year.” and pretending it is their work. That surely sounds somewhat later than Q1 2004, which had Read More