Upgrade question

James Drabb JDrabb at darden.com
Wed Oct 2 12:28:17 PDT 2002


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Karakashian [mailto:tonyk at rochestermidland.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 2:00 PM
> To: lfs-chat at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: RE: Upgrade question
> 
> 
> > Who cares? Im using their competitors open hardware...
> 
> And, it is for that very attitude that vendors don't support
> your OS.
> 
> -T
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Vendors are only driven by $$$.
A simple algorithm for a vendor would be:

if (demand > initial_cost)
{
	profit++;
	support_linux_drivers();
	brag_about_linux_support();
}
else
{
	profit--;
	trash_linux_support();
	put_blame_on_linux();
}

Jim Drabb

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