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April 15th, 2009, 20:03
IBM developed their FIXPACKS for OS/2. That was looooong before MIcrosoft would do a similar thing for their "Windows" opoerating systems, and they called them "Service Packs" instead, thus obscuring that these packs were meant to be fixing things instead of being a mere "service" to people. MS marketing speak.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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