Not giving money to Microsoft

Last week I had a great email conversation with the San Diego Ruby Users Group (SDRuby).  I told them “I’m on a mac. I have parallels, but no windows license. I need to test stuff in IE and don’t want to buy Windows. I have absolutely no other reason to use Windows than occasionally testing stuff on IE, thus the full cost of a windows 7 license just isn’t justifiable.”

The response from the group was incredible. It was obvious that this is a pain point for many of us who have turned our backs on Ballmer.

I got seven suggestions. Here’s a breakdown of each followed by my conclusions: (Read More)

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