On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 03:23:58 +0000, ray wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 22:09:32 -0500, amicus_curious wrote:
>> "Terry Porter" <linux-2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> The Linux version is $50 cheaper than the Windows version, and there
>>> is *nothing* Microsoft can do about it, short of giving their OS away.
>> With the same amount of internal storage, 8GB, the Linux version is $15
>>> What's more, with the recession Dell need to sell to *survive*, and
>>> every cent counts.
>>> This means that Microsoft, itself under siege from every area has less
>>> clout with Dell than ever before, when times were easy.
>>> What would you rather have ? XP home with bugger all for $399 or
>>> Linux with lots of enterprise grade apps such as Open Office for $349
>>> and save $50 ?
>> I would buy the XP version, of course, as most Dell customers do.
> Because you/they are mostly brainwashed by MS, evidently.
Most evidently because Linux doesn't need the same amount of internal
storage, (8GB) as XP home to do it's job properly, and therefore remains
It seems that the Wintroll known as amicus_curious loves XP Home ?
Windows XP Home ... for Wintrolls who want to pay more today, for less.
If we wish to reduce our ignorance, there are people we will
indeed listen to. Trolls are not among those people, as trolls, more or
less by definition, *promote* ignorance.
Kelsey Bjarnason, C.O.L.A. 2008