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rahadhus

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 5:13 pm    Post subject: Microsoft Vs General Motors
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In response to Bill's comments, General Motors issued a press release
stating: If GM had developed technology like Microsoft, we would all be
driving cars with the following characteristics (and I just love this
part)

1. For no reason whatsoever, your car would crash twice a day.

2. Every time they repainted the lines in the road, you would have to
buy a
new car.

3. Occasionally your car would die on the freeway for no reason. You
would
have to pull to the side of the road, close all of the windows, shut
off
the
car, restart it, and reopen the windows before you could continue. For
some
reason you would simply accept this.

4. Occasionally, executing a maneuver such as a left turn would cause
your
car to shut down and refuse to restart, in which case you would have to
reinstall the engine.

5. Macintosh would make a car that was powered by the sun, was
reliable,
five times as fast and twice as easy to drive, but would run on only
five
percent of the roads.

6. The oil, water temperature, and alternator warning lights would all
be
replaced by a single "This Car Has Performed An Illegal Operation"
warning
light.

7. The airbag system would ask "Are you sure?" before deploying.

8. Occasionally, for no reason whatsoever, your car would lock you out
and
refuse to let you in until you simultaneously lifted the door handle,
turned
the key and grabbed hold of the radio antenna.

9. Every time a new car was introduced car buyers would have to learn
how to
drive all over again because none of the controls would operate in the
same
manner as the old car.

10. You'd have to press the "Start" button to turn the engine off.
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jkbytes

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 02, 2005 5:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Microsoft Vs General Motors
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hey i do know about microsoft but not to this extent.

keep up with the good work.

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