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Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Mon Mar 23 17:30:01 UTC 2009


CLIFFORD ILKAY wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:

>> Because Dell is criminally irresponsible about support.
> 
> Hyperbole. Good luck in suing Dell for being "criminally irresponsible".

Well, if it's criminal, I shouldn't have to.  It's not however hyperbole -
but I don't plan to waste my time and money trying to get a settlement out
of them.  I have however, been defrauded, and I'm happy to tell everybody.

>>> Never attribute to malice that which you can attribute to mere
>>> incompetence. I don't think it's a deliberate policy at Dell to not
>>> support the Ubuntu they bundle with some of their machines.
>> 
>> I KNOW it's deliberate policy at Dell to simply not support the machines
>> they sell - with Ubuntu or Windows.
> 
> That has not been my experience.

Lucky you.  
> 
>>> There is no way that
>>> Dell would have bundled Ubuntu with anything if they couldn't support
>>> it.
>> 
>> LOL.  I might as well just quit for the day, because I won't be reading
>> anything that funny again.  Dell's policy is to offer to support
>> practically anything, charge you for it, and then ignore you when you try
>> to hold them to it.
> 
> Again, that has not been my experience. 

Again, lucky you.
-- 
derek





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