Spam ? - Re: An interesting view of the hidden cost of Vista

David A Aitcheson - KB3EFS kb3efs at
Mon Jan 15 13:52:52 CST 2007

Frank, and Andre,

Might I suggest that you take a look at the systems available at and just forget the "Bill Gates pocket lining
tax" altogether?  If we all did that it would be a very "volume-ous"

BTW - The primary person behind the OS that is on those machines is
none other that one Mark Shuttlesworth (sp?) AKA Space Tourist #2.

73 - Dave - KB3EFS

Frank Gentges wrote:
> André,
> I cannot summon the mental strength to read this from end to end just 
> yet.  Perhaps I should as it looks like a detailed effort to ferret out 
> the facts about Vista.
> However, some of the headings and partial scanning suggests Vista is not 
> a good operating system to run my kind of things like signal processing 
> or Software Defined Radio under.
> As a matter of fact, it does not look like a good system to run a word 
> processor under.  Way too many processor cycles seem to be devoted to 
> solving HD TV problems I don't yet know I have.  Why should I be forced 
> to go out and buy a supercharged 3+ gig gaming machine just so I can run 
> Microsoft's latest word processing package?
> I have better options.
> Wallet Stuck in Pocket
> Frank K0BRA
> Andre Kesteloot wrote:

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