__/ [ William Poaster ] on Wednesday 17 May 2006 12:36 \__
> On Wed, 17 May 2006 06:07:41 -0500, Linonut wrote:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, DFS belched out this bit o' wisdom:
>>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>>> That's what Canonical intend for you to do. I have handed out more
>>>> Ubuntu CD's than I care to remember. People never whined.
>>> Of course not; they had a shiny, new coaster for the coffee table. You
>>> don't really think they all just up and switched to Linux, do you?
>> Probably not. However some may be using it now (while they also keep
>> using Windows.)
> And some may be using it, & have ditched windows. ;-)
Those whom I know have seen Linux will no longer be the victims of hearsay
(i.e. FUD). They will either move to Linux immediately, make a staged
migration (e.g. via dual-boot), or procrastinate a migration which they
are willing to make. At worst of circumstances, people will say that they
will wait until Linux matures slightly further, e.g. "I need Photoshop on
Linux" or "my favourite game still doesn't run in Wine". They at least
know what GNU/Linux is capable of and will move without hesitation/need
for prodding thereafter.
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