Subject: Re: Why would I pay for Ximian software?
From: Nick Jennings <nick@namodn.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 20:43:35 -0800

Well, yeah - but isnt this the same case with any linux distribution ?
It's not like Ximian is tredding new ground with their useless boxed set.


On Wed, Dec 19, 2001 at 10:04:55PM -0600, Michael T Nygard wrote:
> Yah, I don't get this either.  The benefit of Ximian GNOME on CD seems
> dubious.  The thing changes so rapidly that the value of the CD would
> decay very quickly.  A CD is only useful when it's shelf life exceeds
> that of milk.
> 
> Cheers,
> -Mike
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2001-12-19 at 02:25, Kevin A. Burton - burtonator wrote:
> > 
> > OK.
> > 
> > I think I am in need of some enlightenment.
> > 
> > Why would I pay for Ximian software?
> > 
> > Specifically
> > 
> > http://store.ximian.com/index.php
> > 
> > Does anyone think they actually sell this software?  
> > 
> > Of course maybe I should just buy some of their T-Shirts :)
> > 
> > - -- 
> > Kevin A. Burton ( burton@apache.org, burton@openprivacy.org, burtonator@acm.org
)
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> > 
> > 2600 Magazine says Ford sucks:  http://www.fordreallysucks.com/more_info.html 
> > 
> 
> 
> 

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  Nick Jennings