[ubuntu-uk] Kodak launch refillable inkjet printers

Pat evilcorporation at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 21:37:30 GMT 2007

On 13/02/07, Daniel Watkins <D.M.Watkins at warwick.ac.uk> wrote:
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> Pat wrote:
> > How would I write letters on a Kodak printer without purchasing one?
> Write letters to them saying that you won't consider purchasing their
> products unless there are Free drivers available.

Oh,,,, I see. That makes more sense!

To be fair, I haven't found lack of drivers to be so much of an issue with
printers. Epson seem to be quite happy to GPL their drivers. So they get my

I still don't quite understand though, why  I (or any Linux user) would want
to help Kodak become more successful?

If they're smart enough to open their drivers then they might get more
business. If they aren't, there are plenty of other choices available.

Personally, I would enjoy seeing Kodak go out of business - software patents
are the biggest threat to Linux (and innovation in general) that there is.
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