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Re: SEUL: Interest abounding...
On Fri, 16 Jan 1998, Paul Anderson wrote:
> A booth at the Las Vegas COMDEX is more useful than 20 at the Linux Expo.
> To every succesful product there is 99% appearances and 1% substance.
> Win95 is agreed to be an awful OS among many, but why is it so popular?
> Does MS have mob connections? Are they implementing mind control? I
> doubt it. They have(tada) EXPENSIVE ADVERTISING! Now, we could try to do
> what Borland did with their first peice of software - they couldn't afford
> to do a roll-out at COMDEX, so they had it at a nearby McDonald's. This
> stuff can be scrounged with INCREDIBLE effort, and it's more difficult to
> make a go of it. Expensive ads are money well spent. TTYL!
I always wanted to see an add sort of a knock-off of that Mac Super Bowl
ad ... a big rally with a huge TV screen, Windows flags blowing in the
breeze, Linus is sitting in the grandstand with a laptop ... hits
"return" and the image of Bill Gates on the TV screen goes blank OR morphs
into a penguin. Slowly a chant of "Linux, Linux, Linux" fills the air as
the Windows flags come down, Penguin flags go up and the crowd carries
Linux to the state on their shoulders where he says .... Just Use It!
Linux --- Just use it!
If NT is the answer, you didn't understand the question. (NOTE: Stolen sig)
Debian/GNU Linux ... the maintainable operating system.