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Re: GPL traitor !

From: Doctor Smith
Subject: Re: GPL traitor !
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 16:46:27 -0400
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On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 13:24:34 -0500, Erik Funkenbusch wrote:

> 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
> sucks!"

That is correct.

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