It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
The real Window for Linux The real Window for Linux
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

The real Window for Linux
Thread Tools
Old 2nd May 2005, 17:26   #1
Sidney's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 15,738
Sidney Freshly Registered
Default The real Window for Linux

Microsoft's current pricing just doesn't work with cheap hardware. If you have a $399 PC and $100 is Microsoft software that's 25 per cent of the total cost. Go down to $299 and Microsoft becomes 33 per cent of the total cost. At $199, it's 50 per cent. As I noted last week, the only way to work a five user licence through Microsoft is to incorporate. For a four user household, that's just silly, not to mention the overhead to manage license keys. Again, the Linux bigots need to start beating their chests louder on software licence management being a part of the total cost of ownership and overhead that a household shouldn't have to deal with.

Very good point.

Opteron 165 (2) @2.85 1.42 vcore AMD Stock HSF + Chill Vent II
Sidney is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Disable the Mouse Drag Window Arranging Feature in Windows 7 jmke WebNews 2 20th January 2009 20:50
Cooler Master Real Power Pro 850W Sidney WebNews 0 30th January 2008 19:02
Cooler Master Extends Real Power PSU Warranty jmke WebNews 0 1st August 2007 15:00
Cooler Master Real Power Pro 750w Review jmke WebNews 2 13th July 2007 20:17
Coolermaster introduces Real Power M Series, from 520 to 1000W jmke WebNews 0 21st May 2007 10:14
Cooler Master Real Power 550W jmke WebNews 0 21st May 2006 20:44
Hard Drive Window Modding Guide jmke WebNews 0 7th February 2005 11:48
Intel's Dual-Core Demonstration Real, Says Intel jmke WebNews 0 20th September 2004 21:00
Cooler Master Real Power Power Supplies introduced jmke WebNews 1 1st July 2004 17:16
INFO: Keyboard shortcuts jmke FAQ / INFO / HOW-TO 3 3rd November 2003 14:32

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 14:16.

Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO