Jonathan about our results - or: The joys of GAAP

Jonathan comments the results of Q3FY2008 in his blog - Our Q3:

Well, without dipping into GAAP accounting, we generated a lot of cash in the quarter (more than $320m), and getting from cash to GAAP income involves a fair number of line items associated with acquisition accounting, amortization of goodwill, tax provisions, stock option expensing - all of which, on a non-cash basis, added up to 22 cents worth of charges.

PS: Dad, i think you are correct with your opinion about our numbers …