[PLUG] Re: OSS Rundown

Keith Morse kgmorse at mpcu.com
Mon Sep 13 20:55:03 PDT 2004


On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Chris Jantzen wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 03:01:42AM -0700, Paul Heinlein wrote:
> > I'd add two other arguments:
> > 
> > * OSS is educational and fun in ways that closed-source software will
> >   never be.
> > 
> > * OSS typically provides greater flexibility, since you get to
> >   configure and build it the way you want.
> 
> Of course, the Devil's Advocate would also say you could translate
> these into euphemisms for "very difficult to use and setup and no one
> will give you a simple, straightforward answer that reduces TCO in the
> long run". <joke>I know I enjoy watching The Saga of Rich.</joke> :-)
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		Damn, now that's funny. snicker.






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