|FROM ||Ruben Safir Secretary NYLXS
|SUBJECT ||Re: (fwd) [hangout] Red Hat recommends Windows for consumers
I'm really sick of hearing this.
Let me get this straight, a preinstalled Linux system is less stable than
a windows system? Is that freaken ridicules or what?
On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 07:24:14PM -0500, Contrarian wrote:
> > This is extremely disappointing. High profile persons from Redhat should
> > not be sending out messages like this since they are in direct conflict
> > with the goals of the F/OSS movements
> Seconded. Abandoning one market/product is one thing. Aid and
> comfort to the enemy is another. Hmm, will these ppl be
> at LinuxWorld?
> > Matthew Szulik, chief executive of Linux vendor Red Hat, said on Monday that
> OK, that's the name.
> > Szulik gave an example of his 90-year-old father going to a local retailer
> > in order to purchase a computer with Linux: "We know painfully well what
> > happens. He will try to get it installed and either doesn't have a positive
> > experience or puts a lot of pressure on your support systems," he said.
> This is really insulting.
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