Well, Windows is back on the disk.
Richard Colbert Jr
richard at venuspcservice.com
Thu Jan 19 01:15:59 UTC 2006
True, but the FOR COST *nix systems are for servers or your paying for
support (not the OS). Desktop *nix OS's are ALL FREE and as far as I know
this is not a SERVER ORIENTED LIST.
But I guess I should have clarified that a little better, huh?
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Subject: Re: Well, Windows is back on the disk.
Richard Colbert Jr wrote:
> Where in the heck did you get the idea that Windows was free with most
> computers? Windows is not free, it has never been free and it will never
> free. It may be INCLUDED with most computers, but I promise you pay for
> The average price of a computer running WindowsXP Home is $89 higher than
> the same exact computer running any flavor of *nix. The average price of a
> computer running WindowsXP Professional is $179 higher than the same exact
> computer running any flavor of *nix. Now how is that freaking free?
agreed, (more people should be aware of the MicroSoft-Tax..)
however, "any flavor of *nix" should be "any flavor of open source
unix-alikes" (there is still "commercial *nix" around not costing $0)
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