[PLUG] 1st Open PC avail end of Feb!
blitters at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 11:42:06 PST 2010
On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Mike Connors <mconnors1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I prefer to build my own desktop computer. I'm not a fan of Dell,
> because I just
> see them as company who used commodity hw, created a brand (the Dell dude),
> and offered a support contract, etc. Maybe they've changed, BTTBOMK they
> participate in research and development of standards like IBM and HP.
> Kudos to Dell for offering Linux pre-installed.
The loose motherboards aren't Open Hardware either. Those designs
are as encumbered with copyright and licensing as the box PC vendors.
Open Hardware means *open*. The designs are suppose to be GPL'ed or
some other open license.
> As for laptops, I'm an IBM/Lenovo guy because IMHO the build quality is
I like my R52. It's been a great little machine.
"Every perception is a gamble"
Robert Anton Wilson
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