"Rob Morley" <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 15:26:42 -0000
> "invalid" <invalid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> "Rob Morley" <nospam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> Why do anything that interests you?
> Useful things interest me - you didn't actually specify a use for your
The pursuit of pleasure.
>> Which is where I came into this NG. A discussion group should always
>> be good for a discussion!
> Except that this group is about assembling PCs, not writing operating
> systems. There really ought to be a more appropriate group somewhere
> in comp.os.* or comp.sys.ibm.pc.*
Assembling PCs consists of hardware, firmware and software; any of which
can be purchased off-the-shelf, or manufactured by you.
OK, I'm going to assemble a PC and I want to discuss the software that
I am going to assemble as part of that process.
However, I suggest that you'd be happier if you were to investigate the use
of killfiles on this discussion.
>> That would be no different to being a slave to Microsoft and would not
>> interest me, thanks all the same.
> Apart from the fact that you get all the source code, rights to modify
> it and all the tools you need to do it, you mean?
I'm not interested in others' source code, nor their tools.