Grumble about technology again 

Microsoft products are all just *just* functional enough that changing to another system doesn't seem worth it, but also *just* broken enough to provide a flourishing ecosystem for technical support contracts that I bet Microsoft gets money for too

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Grumble about technology again 

@bgcarlisle In other words, mediocrity is big business.

Grumble about technology again 

@aral I almost wish they would just charge us rent without going through the rigamarole of also making us not get work done by giving us probably intentionally broken software so that they can extract ongoing money by "supporting" it

@bgcarlisle I've read that Microsoft's support forums are the most useless thing. I guess only paid support does something.
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