How to avoid the Apple tax?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Fri Aug 31 18:06:59 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-08-31 at 04:15 -0500, Brad Johnson wrote:
> It hasn't changed. Apple, now and before the platform switch, puts
> commodity parts in a proprietary case just like Dell. What is odd is
> people call Apple a "manufacturer" while calling Dell a "system
> builder", go figure.

Yet nobody calls it a Dell Tax, but a Microsoft Tax. The reason has been
described by Derek already. Could you all please take this to the
sounder list? Read the description for this mailing list: "Ubuntu user
technical support, not for general discussions" 

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