[LINK] Windows Genuine Advantage

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Mon Jul 17 18:30:53 AEST 2006

On Mon, 2006-07-17 at 18:12 +1000, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> I know that; you know that; most on this list know that; but the mindset 
> of the user doesn't accept it.  I've been trying for 6 years to get 
> these guys over the threshold, but the software just isn't there - Lotus 
> Notes in one case (that should change RSN) and VB in another.

It's a "boiling frog" scenario. Drop a frog in boiling water and it will
leap out of the pot in scalded agony; bring it slowly to the boil and it
will die quietly. Or so I've heard, not being one to carry out such

Microsoft has been bringing millions to the boil slowly. I wonder when
they will finally kill their oh-so-loyal frog army, or whether the frogs
will notice the pain, and leap out of the pot?

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)                   +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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