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Re: [SLE] Advanced Micro Devices will include Microsoft's Palladium(OT)
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 22:45:04 +0200
  • Message-id: <200209202245.04975.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 20 September 2002 20.45, Richard wrote:
> On Friday 20 September 2002 4:38 pm, Salman Khilji wrote:
> > > Microsoft has led the computer worl into 1 boondoggle
> > > after another. Why would this one be any different?
> >
> > MicroTrash seems to succeed at mostly whatever they put their hands on.
>
> Look
>
> > at how they killed WordPerfect and Netscape.
> >
> > Its their approach which is going to indirectly hurt Linux :-(
> >
> >
> > Salman
>
> I wrote my lette,r not e-mail, to AMD's Hector Ruiz letting them know I
> wont be buying anymore of their chips because of this.
>
> The best places to complain about such things are to the company and to
> your CongersGuy or Guyette, only do it with a letter not email. It worked
> for Clinton, why not us??
> Richard

As I read the white paper, Palladium looks like a hardware implementation of
ssh and encrypted file systems. I don't see the problem. Would anyone care to
enlighten me? Let's not fire off impulsive emails until we know the extent of
the problem.

Dennis Powell's statement that it won't allow programs to run if they haven't
been signed by Microsoft is clearly wrong by the way.

//Anders

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