Re: When the FUD is all around (sniff).

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 07:34:04 EST

> I suppose they received some pression from M$, but if people read of a FUD
> from a M$ employed, then they can guess what is going on, if it is a
> newspaper usually telling facts in a correct way...

It is common for newspaper staff to be corrupt, same with magazine people.
Sometimes because people generally believe in a cause and are not impartial
(which I've seen both pro and anti Linux btw) and sometimes because advertising
revenue is a good thing.

> The situation is going to be sad

There is a saying in he UK 'You can fool all of the people some of the time,
you can fool some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all of the
people all of the time'. You only have to look at the incredibly dim view
technical people take of most printed reviews to see that.


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