[Linux-aus] surveys

Bret Busby bret at busby.net
Fri Jul 4 13:23:02 UTC 2003

On Fri, 4 Jul 2003, Paul Gearon wrote:

> Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 14:34:24 +1000 (EST)
> From: Paul Gearon <pag at PISoftware.com>
> To: linux-aus at linux.org.au
> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] surveys - was Re: [Linux-aus] Minutes - 20030517
>     Summary (Face to Face meeting)
> On Fri, 4 Jul 2003, Bret Busby wrote:
> >     (1) servers?
> >     (2) workstations?
> >     (3) laptops/notebooks?
> >     (4) pocket computers?
> This would be frustrating for me to answer, as I own 2 embedded devices,
> both of which run Linux, and both of which are used regularly.  The first
> is a firewall, while the second I use for development.
> If your suggestion were to be taken as a template for the real survey then
> I'd advocate the inclusion of an "Other" option.  :-)

Which is why we have mailing lists, and why suggestions are posted to 
the mailing lists; to get feedback, leading to improvements...

And, yes, I appreciate your point. As I had said, surveys are not 

Consequently, necessarily, for better results, such a survey should 
(5) other devices

Bret Busby
West Australia

"So once you do know what the question actually is,
 you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
  Chapter 28 of 
  "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
  A Trilogy In Four Parts",
  written by Douglas Adams, 
  published by Pan Books, 1992 

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