[Linux-aus] LA's SFD CD Run
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Wed Aug 26 00:14:05 EST 2009
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On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 11:23 PM, Michael Lanagan <mickandjane at gmail.com>wrote:
> Stop sending me your annoying messages. I am out of linux.
> On 8/25/09, Michael Lanagan <mickandjane at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Delete me from your email list. Your emails are nothing but spam.
> > On 8/25/09, Andrew Cowie <andrew at operationaldynamics.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2009-08-25 at 15:21 +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> >>> Sure. I already said I was settling on CD-R as a reasonable alternative
> >>> to my actual everyone-should-download-it-themselves stance.
> >> I suppose the other factor [besides bandwidth & availability, which
> >> admittedly is pretty good if you're talking about the streets of, say,
> >> Melbourne] is that "here, boot this" is a lot more palatable than "go to
> >> this URL, download .iso and burn a CD of it, then boot it" (especially
> >> if one's experience of burning CDs is, at best, copying someone else's
> >> music CDs).
> >> But other than "here, this is bootable", I must admit I'm not that in to
> >> [the cost of producing and then] handing out CDs. I tend to think that
> >> the number of people who are going to realize what booting means (as
> >> opposed to "put this in your drive and install the software you find
> >> there!") is low. Perhaps I'm wrong, but we've all been there, done that,
> >> you know?
> >> Heh. What we really need is "got your laptop? Great! Here, just plug
> >> $this cable into mine, and ZAAAAAAAP now you're running Linux. Isn't
> >> that great? We told you the GPL was viral."
> >> :)
> >> AfC
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