[Linux-aus] Young Aussies say pirated software is OK

Karl Goetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Sun Feb 8 21:12:25 EST 2009

On Sat, 7 Feb 2009 17:03:24 -0800 (PST)
Tom Sparks <tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au> wrote:

> 2009/2/8 Anestis Kozakis <kenosti at gmail.com>:
> > At 9:05 AM +1100 2009/02/08, Paul Wayper wrote:
> >
> > [Snip]

> >>I do think people are capable of differentiating cost from
> >>quality.  Equating them only suits software vendors at the top of
> >>the range.  I also think the people using an illegal copy of
> >>Photoshop "because it's good quality" are not the same set as those
> >>using it because it cost them nothing.
> the problem is that the education places (TAFE, uni, etc) train you
> in MS software and jobs NEED you to use and know MS windows and
> related software (MS office, photoshop, etc) until this cycle is

Perhaps someone should ask K+R what office suite they learned in school.

(Or, for anyone who doesn't get the reference, ask Bill Gates).


Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian user / gNewSense contributor
No, I won't join your social networking group
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