Subject: Re: GPL and trademarks and brandnames...
From: Rich Morin <>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 1998 11:00:51 -0800

At 10:35 -0800 11/12/98, Bob Young wrote:
>For example, I regular meet students who complain about the $50 price
>for the Official Red Hat box.  In their case they only have $50 in
>their jeans pocket and they were hoping to buy pizza  with it.  I
>always recommend that they spend $2 on the Cheapbytes version and
>they can still eat.

Works for me...

>Meantime we also regularly get the opposite reaction from the
>corporate users who insist that they can't get their MIS director to
>allow them to use an OS that only costs $50 when there is a
>"real" OS available for $700.

Well, clearly they need the "Corporate Edition", which could come in a
rosewood humidor, etc.


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