[sf-lug] OLPC to become more like Microsoft...

jim stockford jim at well.com
Tue Mar 11 08:03:35 PDT 2008

well, seems to me that the folks in the other silo
companies are pretty much the same: market
share is the goal, as is the annual bonus.

On Mar 10, 2008, at 11:54 PM, Usr Bin Sh wrote:

> Jim,
> Cannot agree that people at microsoft are no different than in other
> IT companies.
> The whole microsoft's practice is built around profit (should i say 
> "greed"?).
> OLPC has totally different mission than getting a ticker on NASDAQ.
> It should be non-profit like corporation, and its CEO should fit 
> accordingly.
> In this sense having CEO may help OLPC a lot!
> --
> Pavel
>>  Message: 2
>>  Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 21:48:13 -0700
>>  From: jim stockford <jim at well.com>
>>  Subject: Re: [sf-lug] OLPC to become more like Microsoft...
>>  To: Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at asheesh.org>
>>  Cc: Linux userGroup <sf-lug at linuxmafia.com>
>>  Message-ID: <62e092fb514efc90a6dbe4e1a05219ac at well.com>
>>  Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII; delsp=yes; format=flowed
>>     as a note, the people at microsoft are no different
>>  from those at other companies in the "computer
>>  industry." the greatest of american sports is the free
>>  enterprise game, and most of the top executives are
>>  ferocious winners.
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