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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Erik Funkenbusch
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 13:24:34 -0500
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On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 13:01:48 -0500, chrisv wrote:

> Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
>>On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 08:36:13 -0500, JEDIDIAH wrote:
>>>     The beauty of a gratis LiveCD is that you can "try before you buy"
>>> with no muss, no fuss and no risk.
>>Except that a LiveCD will boot slowly, run slowly, and generally give a bad
>>impression of the speed of Linux to anyone who doesn't understand the
>>issues with a LiveCD.
>>It's really a dual-edged sword.
> Yeah, sure, Fuddie.  It's really rocket science to figure that out,
> assuming that you haven't already read it.  "Gee, it seems that my CD
> has to spin-up before things happen!"
> "Gosh, maybe there's a speed compromise to running off a CDROM!?!?!"

Seriously.  99% of the computer using population would not know that, would
not make the connection, or would simply not care.  "It's too slow, it

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