[SATLUG] IBM Linux Commercial

Geoff geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Tue Jan 8 06:16:05 CST 2008


John Chalinder wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Jan 2008 16:54:18 -0800
>  "Ernest De Leon" <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you all remember this commercial:
>>
>> http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8333280591924223277
>>
>> Man I loved this thing...found it again courtesy of google video.
>>
> Wow! Just watched the ad. It sounds like a commercial for Ubuntu, with 
> its reference to community and sharing. It doesn't sound like IBM; 
> wonder what they were thinking when they made it...

Considering it was made in 2003, they weren't thinking ubuntu... rather 
'open source'.

Verily... we've gone from the commercial in 2003 to 
http://www.top500.org/charts/list/30/osfam


-- 
A: Yes.

> Q: Are you sure?

>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.

>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?



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