And that's the way it's ultimately always been with Microsoft, the plantation master of the digital world.
He was a plantation houseboy in Virginia and did, as Cecil does in the film, leave in the pursuit of better employment.
They've been saying to blacks, for example, get off that Democratic plantation and join us.
mid-15c., "action of planting," from Middle French plantation, from Latin plantationem (nominative plantatio) "a planting," noun of action from past participle stem of plantare "to plant" (see plant). Historically used for "colony, settlement in a new land" (1610s); meaning "large farm on which tobacco or cotton is grown" is first recorded 1706.