[ubuntu-uk] Sunday Times - In Gear and MS

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Tue Feb 6 20:12:07 GMT 2007

On Tue, 2007-02-06 at 19:38 +0000, Llywelyn Owen wrote:
> There was a letter in the IN Gear supplement of last Sunday's edition
> of Sunday Times where the correspondent was adopting Linux and wanted
> some tips, Ubuntu was recommended. This was totally unexpected, I've
> emailed the journalist concerned many times saying that he never
> encouraged the use of open source, preferring instead to tow the MS
> line and spending U$s.
> I've thrown away the supplement so can't scan you a copy. So I tried
> looking at  Sunday Times web site for a link - a link I could not find
> - apparently the site's been redesigned. HOWEVER, there is a
> "Sponsored by Windows LIVE" logo next to the search box - and guess
> what it doesn't work, last night nor today! The site is also really
> slow. WHAT A GREAT AD FOR MS! Oh, and some articles about DVDs not
> working with Vista!

I believe (from a Gruniad person) that The Times recently revamped their
site and have had considerable criticism as a result. I guess the
problem you experienced is part of that.

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