Why I hate Microsoft
"A personal, lengthy, but highly articulate outburst"
Table of contents
A brief introduction, or why this paper needed to be written
The management summary
1. From the people who brought you EDLIN
Microsoft and innovation
2. The not-so-good, the bad and the ugly
The general quality of Microsoft products
3. The power to bind
Formats and standards
4. World domination
From business to megalomania
5. Bad practice, foul play
Exploring the limits of lawful conduct
6. Caveat Emptor
Think before you buy
7. Where are you forced to go today?
Price gouging and other monopolist practices
8. The road ahead
On diminishing returns and continuing trends
A brief overview of Windows' most serious design flaws
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