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James Spooner james@s...
Tue Feb 25 19:21:49 NZDT 2003


Is this a troll or just a stupid idea?

Anyone?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Appleton" <dapplesnz@y...>
To: "wlug" <wlug@l...>
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 7:11 PM
Subject: Re: [wlug] Tonight's meeting


> How about a demonstration of how many times you can
> make Windows crash during a meeting?
>
> anyone?
>
>
>  --- Daniel Lawson <daniel@m...> wrote: > >
> > >
> > >Not wanting to detract from Yoper, but I for one
> > would like to see other
> > >"desktop Linux's" Obviously mandrake is well known,
> > but there are others
> > >including "pay for em" ones,  Lindows, and Xandros
> > code to mind
> > >immediately, does:
> > >
> > >
> > We managed to not talk about these last night, but
> > you are right in that
> > we should investigate them as well. The commercial
> > solutions offer
> > features that many new users may want. I see one of
> > the commercial
> > desktop distributions will ship Crossover Office
> > with it, which might be
> > a clincher in some cases.
> >
> > Of course its better to use native applications, but
> > that isn't always
> > possible.
> >
> > >b: WIll either of the above do the lug a
> > demonstration version if so
> > >asked.  (if so asked by the Lug, I am happy to
> > contact them and ask for
> > >a free/cheep copy, - we might even let other lugs
> > borrow it for similar
> > >presentations.) [ Lindows raises interesting GPL
> > issues too, whick would
> > >be a discussion in its own right.]
> > >
> > They might do a free demo copy if asked. Feel free
> > to ask them if they
> > are prepared to offer this, and what conditions they
> > would place upon
> > it. The general consensus has been that providing
> > commercial advertising
> > in the form of a sponsorship banner wasn't really
> > worth a single copy of
> > a commercial "program" given the nature of the LUG.
> > Read back through
> > the LUG archives and look for the netraverse thread
> > - they offer a free
> > copy of win4lin in exchange for advertising
> >
> > >The "linux IS the desktop" promoter. (Games, I
> > don't need no stinkin
> > >games)
> > >
> > I'm playing Railroad Tycoon 2 Deluxe natively under
> > linux. Its damn cool. :)
> >
> >
> >
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