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Subject: Re: [boost] C++ announcements coming tomorrow
From: Brian Wood (woodbrian77_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-05 14:44:11

From: Paul Mensonides

> In that last announcement talk alone together with the follow-up Q & A
> there are numerous "subtle" bits of marketing. The entire general trend
> is one of attempting to turn a product (software) into a service. That
> is an anti-consumer nickle-and-dime model which is just as anti-consumer
> as trying to trick people that can't afford something into making
> payments. It is just as anti-consumer as many other related things
> occurring in the software industry nowadays--microtransactions being one
> of them.

I bet MS investors would think differently. Is there another option
to them than services?

Brian Wood
Ebenezer Enterprises  -- so far G-d has helped us.

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