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Times Paywall In Questionable 'Success'

Osrin Re:BBC vs Murdoch (214 comments)

Indeed, the data would be interesting - I suspect that it will show less income, but will also could potentially show considerably less cost. For Murdoch it will be profitability that matters, not revenue.

more than 4 years ago

Microsoft Migrating Live Spaces Users To WordPress

Osrin Re:Microsoft (145 comments)

Microsoft has made contributions to the Linux Kernel over the last twelve months, I'm not sure that the GPL is much of a roadblock anymore.

more than 4 years ago

Microsoft's Lack of Nightly Builds For IE

Osrin This story is bookmarked (154 comments)

Filed under "weirdest story ever to appear on /."

Next week we can discuss the outrage that stems from Microsoft's refusal to offer free back massages on the New York subway.

more than 5 years ago

Sun Microsystems May Have Violated Bribery Law

Osrin Re:it's not a bribe if it's in another country... (111 comments)

Actually, under the FCPA being an employee of an American company is enough to subject you to this federal statute. You don't have to be American, or in America.

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Office 2007 SP2 Released, Supports ODF Out of the Box

Osrin Re:OpenDocument support (274 comments)

That is absolutely not the case, there is full support for ODF in Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

more than 5 years ago

IBM Threatens To Leave ISO Over OOXML Brouhaha

Osrin IBM can't "leave ISO" (200 comments)

A facinating slashdot headline. IBM isn't a "member" of ISO today, so can't exactally leave. ISO is made up of national standards bodies, there is no concept of corporate membership.

more than 6 years ago


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