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Re: Swiss govt agency declares Linux/OSS crapware "not a sufficientalter
Re: Swiss govt agency declares Linux/OSS crapware "not a sufficientalternative to Microsoft products"
Mon, 09 Nov 2009 15:41:58 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)
Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:
> In gnu.misc.discuss Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> wrote:
>> All the euros on your bank account is your intangible property silly.
> No. "in", not "on", and "are", not "is". All the euros in my bank
> account are a number of metal disks 2.3 cm in diameter, if an
> inconveniently large number, all perfectly tangible.
Then you would be paying storage fees rather than getting interest.
Tangible property is what you place into a personal safety box. The
numbers on your account are not tangible, merely directly convertible to
People putting their savings into the Icelandic state bank had a bit of
a problem when too many tried the conversion at once. The bank ran out
of sufficient access to tangible property.
- Re: Swiss govt agency declares Linux/OSS crapware "not a sufficientalternative to Microsoft products", (continued)