[ubuntu-uk] High street store handbagged by angry pensioner

Harry Rickards hrickards at l33tmyst.com
Wed May 27 16:56:25 BST 2009


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On 05/27/09 16:48, Sean Miller wrote:
> Yes, I'd be interested to hear the reply.
> 
> I have very little time for salespeople at these places... they only
> know what they're taught, they're not expected by their employers to
> be experts simply to sell whatever is on offer on the shelves... I
> remember once going to PCWorld to try to buy a CD-Rom drive (shows how
> long ago it was) and being told there was a world shortage and no
> internal ones existed.
> 
> Their failure to stock wasn't my issue, really - but the teenager
> "selling to me" knew no better.
> 
> Sean
> 
I remember once considering buying a Yoggie Gatekeeper (basically an
embedded computer running a firewall that connects via USB). On the box
it says that it supports Linux (well unless there's another OS with tux
as a logo...), yet the salesman said it didn't. The funny thing is that
the device actually *runs* Linux itself.

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Many thanks
Harry Rickards (GPG Key ID:646ED06A)

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