[ubuntu-us-mi] wtf?!

Kevin B. O'Brien nadreck at palain.com
Sun Apr 19 22:59:30 BST 2009

Jeff Hanson wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Wolfger <wolfger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On a semi-related note... there's a lot of Microsoft bashers out
>> there. Hell, I'm often one of them. But wouldn't it be better if we
>> took a page from their book: embrace and extend? I think one of
>> Ubuntu's most powerful weapons is Wubi, letting people install Ubuntu
>> right there inside the Windows OS.
> I've tried promoting the same with some of the the Detroit-area LUGs
> when they are planning outreach and promotional activities.  I usually
> lose to the ones who want to invite the public in for a burning of M$
> staff in effigy.  Being stubbornly against something scares off
> moderates who could be converted.  I don't have a problem with fixing
> Windows systems and installing FF, OOo, and Gimp along with a demo of
> Linux but when proposed they start whinging about "liabilities" and
> the like.
Well, I think we avoided it at the Washtenaw group, at least.


Kevin B. O'Brien         TANSTAAFL
nadreck at palain.com      Linux User #333216

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