If it works with Usenet, browses the 'net, sends/receives mail, processes
words and processes numbers I could care less who makes it. To me, a Mac
enthusiast is someone who despises Bill Gates for reasons unknown.
Nope. Doesn't have anything to do with Bill Gates directly or
personally. Doesn't have anything to do with computer hardware, either;
it's all about software. A Machead is a person who uses the Mac OS and
Microsoft Windows and who knows that one of them is a far superior to
OS 10.4.6 & XP Pro/SP 2
What about the people who despise Bill Gates for known and stated
But seriously, I know plenty of Mac enthusiasts who don't care about Mr.
Gates one way or another and quite a few Windows enthusiasts who can't
Mike Rosenberg <http://macconsult.com/cafepress/ Net Junkie and Mac-themed shirts etc.
It's really too bad personalities enter into it. From my perspective,
having started on computers in 1958, both Jobs and Gates get an A+ for
moving the machines into our homes. I credit Gates with having the wisdom
to put MSDOS on clones, thereby making the PC affordable to millions, if not
a billion people. I credit Jobs for producing quality hardware and software
and doing such a bang-up job on graphics.
To those who begrudge Gates for the monopoly achieved by giving people
precisely what they wanted, I ask that they look at what he is doing with
the derived wealth. Had Jobs sacrificed performance for price early-on, one
can only wonder what he would have done with those billions.
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