After takin' a swig o' grog, Matt belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> math: Windows 7 + netbook = failure - GNU/Linux as remaining winner!
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>> | Windows XP is basically gone, so an OEM license is worth 20 USD for a
>> | manufacturer, no problem at all. Windows 7 for Netbooks is the same as all
>> | other Windows 7 variants - no lean, light, vlighted, 7lited or whatever. Just
>> | a Starter version like in Windows Vista which gives you the "power" to run
>> | maximum 3 applications at the same time. Where again is the advantage? Oh
>> | yes, now Windows 7 Starter crippled edition costs a bit more than 20 USD for
>> | OEM, I would say around 99 USD after discounts, tax not included or did you
>> | think MS stops earning money?
> MS stops /earning/ money? ...
> MS stops /getting/ money? They never have gotten much money from
> Windows on netbooks.
> Apparently this joker FANCOLLO thinks MS is going to charge the same for
> W7 on netbooks as they do on desktops. It is completely unrealistic,
> yet that is what he assumes.
3-dollar-3-app Win 7 anyone?
This MUST be a good party -- My RIB CAGE is being painfully pressed up
against someone's MARTINI!!