[ubuntu-uk] The problem with Bug #1

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Fri May 10 07:55:09 UTC 2013

Pete wrote:
> On 09/05/13 22:30, SuperEngineer wrote:
> >On 09/05/13 22:18, Sean Miller wrote:
> >>If you extended this to the open market as a whole, then every
> >>washing machine should have alternative operating systems.
> >>
> >>No, it's not something I subscribe to.
> >>
> >>If a "manufacturer" wishes to go with Windows, then that's fine.
> >>
> >>If Ubuntu wants to become "the OS of choice" then let's PERSUADE
> >>rather than force people to provide an option (which nobody will
> >>probably take anyway)....
> >>
> >>Sean
> >>
> >>
> >& who the heck has the right to demand it must be Ubuntu? Nobody.
> >Back to my point,... Education is the way.
> >
> & WHO has the right to DEMAND it MUST be WINDOW$?

I think you mean 'Windows'. But the customer has the right to request
it, and it's in the interests of the supplier to fulfil that request.
Nobody's particularly able to force their decision on the rest of the
market, but shipping with Windows pre-installed is a pretty solidly
sensible business decision.


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